Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production, and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said that the draft mobile device manufacturing policy aims to develop and promote mobile devices manufacturing industry in Pakistan.
“Through electronic products manufacturing initiative, we can promote ‘Made in Pakistan’ scheme for the growth in manufacturing,” he said this while chairing a meeting on the draft mobile device manufacturing policy prepared by the Engineering Development Board (EDB), Ministry of Industries and Production.
The policy will attract new investment, generate employment and make Pakistan global player for electronics manufacturing. The adviser highlighted that draft policy envisages incentives for local manufacturing/assembly of mobile devices, which will expectedly shift the focus from import of mobiles in completely built units to semi-knocked down and completely knocked down condition.
In a meeting with Minister for Petroleum Omar Ayub Khan in Islamabad, Azerbaijan Ambassador Ali Alizada offered Pakistan to supply Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) on the long term basis and expressed interest in infrastructure development of the commodity especially oil and gas exploration activities.
The country head of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), Azerbaijan’s largest oil and gas company operating in many countries, accompanied the ambassador.