The Dhabeji Special Economic Zone project in Thatta was officially opened on Saturday by PPP Chairman and Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. The plaque was unveiled by the foreign minister and the chief minister of Sindh to officially launch the project. The concerned personnel briefed the PPP chairman on the advantages and features of the project. The project's "industrial infrastructure, continuous benefits, sustainability, and job creation as it would generate an investment of $5 billion and create 100,000 jobs," were also covered in the briefing.
The foreign minister declared, "The Dhabeji Special Economic Zone would be a public-private partnership project that ensures the economic and social development of the country. He noted that the project's goal was to establish a network of industries in Karachi. The project was designated as a special economic zone by the Board of Investment on June 22. It was a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The project, which spans 1,550 acres, will be built in two phases, with space for hundreds of industrial units.
The Sindh government has given land to the contractor/developer Zahid Khan & Brothers, and the contractor will not only develop the zone but will also pay the cost of the property to the provincial government. This project is being carried out using a public-private partnership model.