The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has acquired 10,000 kanals of land at Rashakai near Mardan for the establishment of the industrial zone under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
A spokesman of the provincial government told Radio Pakistan that initially 15 industrial units of food processing, textile and marble will be set up in the zone. A Chinese delegation recently visited the site of the zone and expressed satisfaction over it, he said.
The spokesman also informed that 250 youths will be sent to China for technical training. They will be provided jobs in the industrial zone upon completion of the training.