KARACHI: An audit of the Sindh industries department’s performance during the past 10 years is in process to weed out elements of corruption and misappropriation, said Sindh Minister for Information and Industries, Sharjeel Inam Memon on Saturday.
Talking to a delegation of industrialists in his office, he said the PPP government in Sindh is strongly committed to restore industrial activities in the province.
“For the purpose Rs two billion has been allocated for revival of closed industries,” said the Minister.
Assuring the industrialists of all government support and assistance, Sharjeel Memon urged them to play their role in streamlining economic activity in Sindh.
Sharing details of the measures adopted by the provincial government, the Minister for industries said security, road infrastructure, provision of water and power supply is being ensured in all districts of Sindh.
“Moreover, we are also in process to establish more industrial zones in the province where land would be provided to industrialists on soft terms and easy conditions,” he said.
The Minister reiterated that he in his individual capacity as well as part of the government enjoys all support of the Chief Minister and cabinet members in weeding out corruption from the industries department.
“Corruption is a major menace that has hampered the development process and has to be handled with iron hands,” he said.