LAHORE (Business Correspondent) Provincial Industries and Commerce Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal said that Lahore’s master plan has entered the final stage, where commercial and industrial areas will be identified. He said these things in the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry under the chairmanship of Lahore Chamber President Mian Nauman Kabir, Senior Vice President of Lahore Chamber Mian Rahman Aziz Chan and Vice President Haris Atiq etc. spoke. Mian Aslam Iqbal said that businessmen friendly environment is the first priority of the government and All possible steps are being taken in this regard. Land has been identified for setting up an industrial zone in Muzaffargarh. It is inevitable that the government and the private sector should be on the same page to keep the wheels of trade and industry moving. In view of the demands of the President of Lahore Chamber, he said, Lahore Chamber will be represented in the sectors. Relating to industry and commerce. 1450 new factories have been set up in small industrial estates in the last 3 and a half years. He assured to arrange a meeting between the officials of Lahore Chamber and Ruda Roada CEO. Mian Aslam Iqbal appreciated the cooperation of Lahore Chamber for flood victims saying that flood has caused havoc everywhere and we have to help. Flood victims. We should work together for relief and recovery. Lahore Chamber President Mian Nauman Kabir told the provincial minister that the Lahore Chamber has established a flood relief fund which is doing so, a relief camp has also been set up outside Lahore. Chamber building so that common people can also donate money, food items and daily necessities to help the flood victims. He said that there is no more space in Lahore to establish Export Processing Zone and Special Economic Zone. 2 major industrial estates in Lahore. Mian Nauman Kabir said that Lahore Chamber of Commerce represented on the board of various organizations/authorities related to industry and commerce like PADMIC, FIDMIC, PSIC, TUTTA, PVTC, PSDA and CPC etc. have to go Lahore Chamber Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz Chan raised the issue of Chapter 84, 85 and urged the Minister to play his role to resolve this issue as soon as possible. Vice President Haris Atiq said in this regard. It is a hindrance to the smooth running of business in the country, so it should be resolved as soon as possible. He said that SMEs get only 6% of private sector financing, while 65% of SMEs are in Punjab. He hoped that the Punjab government would take special measures to provide access to cheap loans without collateral for SMEs. Institutions should provide maximum assistance in engineering and food.