The Senate was informed on Tuesday that several new industrial estates are being established to spur economic growth in the country.

Minister for Industries Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi told the house during question hour that these industrial estates are being set up at Korangi and Bin Qasim in Karachi; Lahore; Sargodha; Nowshera; Risalpur and Mardan.

To another question, the Minister said 5613 persons were appointed or regularized in Pakistan Steel Mills during tenure of the previous government.

The house was informed that 65 samples of bottled mineral water brands were collected for quality testing during the latest survey. 

Provincial governments have been conveyed results for taking legal action in this connection.

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