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Afridi visits Pak Suzuki Motor Company.

ISLAMABAD, September 26, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Federal Minister for Environment Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi on Sunday visited Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited and its vendors. The Minister inspected the production facilities of the company. He appreciated the efforts made by Pak Suzuki in the motorization and the industrial development of Pakistan through localization. He appreciated the efforts of Pak Suzuki management, employees, workers, engineers and vendors for their hard work and commitment towards indigenization of Suzuki vehicles. Hameedullah Jan said that the automobile industry is considered to be the mother of all industries as it involves almost all technologies including sheet metal plastic, rubber, electrical and glass etc. In Pakistan the automobile industry is also playing a vital role as it contributes 2.8% to the GDP. It is also one of the major contributors to the national ex-chequer as the second largest in the large scale manufacturing. It also has a share of 15% in the industrial sector. The Minister suggested that Pakistani Auto Industry should exploit huge growth potential existing in Automobile sector in Pakistan as Motorization level in Pakistan is still 8 cars per 1000 persons as against 273 in Malaysia, 128 in China, 133 in Iran and 21 in Indonesia. He congratulated Pak Suzuki on completion of 25 years in Pakistan. Mr. Afridi appreciated the working, milestones and contribution of Pak Suzuki in the Automobile Industry of Pakistan and assured his full support. Mr. Hirofumi Nagao, MD & CEO Pak Suzuki appreciated the efforts of the government and the Federal Minister for his special efforts for improving Environment of Pakistan and supporting the local Automobile Industry. He informed the minister that Pak Suzuki is the pioneer in Automobile Sector at Pakistan and is compliant to not only Pakistani Environmental standard but also strict global standard. He informed the minister that due to CNG use our vehicles are environment friendly. He further briefed the minister about the milestones achieved by Pak Suzuki in the last 25 years. He said that Pak Suzuki Motor Company have the state of the art plant and its services. He further told that Pak Suzuki is pioneer in Manufacturing Automobile and set up modern vehicle manufacturing facilities which he personally observed today.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Sep 26, 2010
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