Islamabad: The 33rd Meeting of Board of Management (BoM) of Engineering Development Board (EDB) was held at Ministry of Industries and Production under the Chairmanship of Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, Minister for Industries & Production.
The Minister and CEO, EDB welcomed the members of the newly constituted Board. The Board members were given a detailed presentation on performance and achievements of EDB.
The Chairman of the Board directed that the activities of EDB should be aligned with its given mandate and it should focus on development of Engineering Sector of the country. It was further stressed that legal status of EDB should be determined as soon as possible through legislation.
Committees of the Board members were formed to examine the ongoing activities/ projects of EDB and to give suggestions for their improvement so as to benefit the Industrial Sector.
The Chairman further emphasized that the Service Rules and the Promotion Policy presented to the Board should be finalized at the earliest for the career development of EDB employees. The Board also approved the revision in Pay and Allowances of the employees.
The Automotive Sector was discussed in detail. The Board suggested that balanced Automotive Policy should be introduced which should promote the local Auto Industry as well as bring quality vehicles in reasonable prices for the consumers.
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