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Sialkot City Package

In a unique move, Sialkot City Package Programme was initiated in 1999 by the Sialkot Chamber in collaboration with the all trade bodies in Sialkot. It was based on the principle of matching grant by the Federal and Punjab Governments with 1:1 and 1:3, respectively. Under the Programme the exporters of Sialkot voluntarily contributed 0.25% against their export invoices for improvement of road infrastructure in the city. An amount of Rs.210M was collected in the first phase. Under the scheme, Kashmir Road, Defense Road, Shahabpura Road, Hajipura Road, Circular Road, and Paris Road were constructed. This better road infrastructure was achieved under Sialkot City Package accomplished on Self-help basis by the business community.