RP: Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir says a food processing plant would be set up near Gilgit to enhance export of fruits being produced in Gilgit-Baltistan.
Talking to newsmen in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the required land would be purchased from the locals to set up the plant.
The Minister said that a free trade zone would also be established in Gilgit-Baltistan to boost trade and business opportunities besides creating jobs for local.
To a question, Khurram Dastgir said there is no political threat to the PML-N government.
He said Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, who had undergone heart surgery in London, will return home by the end of the current month, if advised by his doctors.