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Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate (QIE)

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QIE formerly known as Kot Lakhpat Industrial Estate is the oldest planned industrial estate in Punjab.Spread over 565 acres, the project started in 1960s. It has 477 industrial plots varying in size from 1 kanal to 100 kanals. The estate was earlier managed by Housing & Physical Planning, Govt. of Punjab and later by Lahore Development Authority (LDA).

In April 2004, the ownership and management of the estate was transferred to Punjab Industrial Estates Development & Management Company and was renamed as Quaid-e-Azam Industrial Estate.

Quaid-e-Azem Industrial Estate is led by a Board of Management consisting of 14 members, 9 belonging to private sector representing various industrial segments of the estate and the rest representing the Government.


QIE is sited at a prime location, adjacent to Township in the city of Lahore and is easily accessible. ( QIE map attached).

Size of plot    Total no of plots

14 Marla                 16
15 Marla                 1
01 Kanal                 62
02 Kanal                 149
½ Acre                   88
1 Acre                    102
1½ Acre                 4
02 Acre                  25
03 Acre                  9
05 Acre                  9
06 Acre                  1
07 Acre                  1
09 Acre                  1
23 Acre                  1

Total                    439                        

Types of Industries
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Textile
  • Dyeing & Printing
  • Food & Beverages
  • Garments
  • Plastics
  • Auto Parts
  • Chemical
  • Steel
A total of 50,000 workers are employed including approximately 10,000 female workers. Presently there is no industrial land available at QIE.

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