ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The National Logistics Cell (NLC) has undertaken 171 projects worth Rs 164 billion over the past four decades, according to the Director General NLC Major General Asim Iqbal.
In a meeting with the Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Khusro Bakhtiar in Islamabad on Friday, the director general NLC gave a comprehensive presentation on organization’s various functions, achievements and future targets.
The director general NLC said that among other services, the organization provides safe and speedy transportation as well as engineering services during natural disasters.
Major General Asim Iqbal informed that the organization has expertise in various areas including building mega structures, bridges, highways and land restoration.
Moreover, he told that the National Logistics Cell has also completed five projects in Afghanistan.
The minister appreciated the wide ranging services being provided by the NLC in various areas. He underlined that the organization should continue to upgrade with latest trends and technologies in its business operations for achieving assigned targets and goals.
Khusro Bakhtiar assured of all possible support in resolving the issues of the organization.
The planning and development further said that developing inland water transportation network can greatly reduce cost of transporting cargo within the Country, adding that National Logistics Cell can take initiative in this regard.
The Secretary Planning Zafar Hasan and Member Infrastructure were also present in the meeting.