In view of recent elimination of Textile quotas and subsequent opening of International markets, many supplier countries are investing in physical infrastructure to facilitate increased export. Similar Garment Cities are successfully operating in China, Singapore, Vietnam and Bangladesh. India is setting up large industrial parks for the same purpose.
Under the Trade Policy of 2003, it was envisaged that three Garment Cities would be established at Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad to develop state of art facilities for garment manufacturers. Keeping in view the objectives of the Trade Policy and Textile Vision, it is felt that we too need to increase our production capacity of Value-added textile products in the shortest possible time.
“The Faisalabad Garment City Company acquired 38.9 acres of land in the Value Addition City Faisalabad. Faisalabad Garment City Company is incorporated by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan Faisalabad on 8 th May, 2006”
The Faisalabad Garment City Company is the first physical infrastructure of the Ministry of Commerce and Textile (Textile Division), Government of Pakistan. The Faisalabad Garment City Company would be cluster of manufacturing units served by a centralized administrative block, providing common facilities like women training center, exhibition center, conference halls, logistic support office, container yards, ware house etc.