LAHORE (Staff Reporter): Pakistan’s foundry industry has great potential which needs to be tapped with the special support initiatives like Foundry Service Centre (FSC) for making the industry competitive both in the domestic as well as international market.This was stated by Dr Fazal A. Khalid, Vice Chancellor, University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore, while speaking as chief guest on the closing ceremony of a training workshop organized by the Pakistan Foundry Association and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) at Foundry Service Centre, Lahore. The topic of the training workshop was “Steel Casting Methods”.
The workshop was conducted by Nabeel A. Khan, an international foundry technologist, who delivered lecture as a key resource person and also conducted practical sessions on the most modern global trends in Steel Casting Methoding. Dr Fazal A. Khalid, Vice Chancellor, UET Lahore, urged upon the foundry industry to take full advantage of the opportunities coming ahead like CPEC projects and the huge potential to take more share in the export market by producing quality products with the assistance of FSC.
He appreciated SMEDA for taking progressive initiatives to make the industry competitive and sustainable.