Pervaiz Elahi inaugurates GEPZ


Deputy Prime Minister Chaudhary Pervaiz Elahi on Thursday inaugurated Gujranwala Export Processing Zone (GEPZ) at the State Guest House. Export Processing Zone Authority (EPZA) Chairman Saadat S Cheema, Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Khawaja Amir Hasan, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Zafar Bakhtawri, Chaudhary Zaheerud Din, Basharat Raja and traders from all over the country were present on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, Elahi said the aim of setting up export processing zones was to facilitate exporters and traders through one-window operation besides increasing the country’s exports and attracting local and foreign investment. Elahi said efforts for setting up an EPZA office in every chamber of commerce were being made to attract foreign investment.