District: (Surgical manufactures, exporters assured about solution of their banking problems)January 19, 2015
SIALKOT: The Chief Manager of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Sialkot Tariq Riaz on Tuesday assured the Sialkot based surgical instruments manufactures and exporters about the early amicable solution to their banking related problems on priority.
Addressing an important meeting of the surgical instruments manufacturers and exporters held here, the SBP Chief Manager hailed their sincere efforts regarding the promotion of surgical instruments’ exports to the tune of US $ 335 million.
He said that Sialkot exporters had been injecting fresh blood into the national economy, besides boosting the national exports by earning foreign exchange to the tune of US$ 1.8 billion annually.
Earlier, the surgical instruments exporters demanded early transfer of advanced technology to more than one century old surgical industry of Sialkot, besides seeking government help in early provision of the skilled labour and proper governmental patronage to Sialkot’s surgical industry having a potential to increase the persisting surgical exports to US$ 500 million from Sialkot.
They also demanded removal of all the hurdles from the smooth way of upgradation of surgical industry, besides seeking early solution to all the prolonged perturbing problems of surgical industry.