Al-Haj starts assembling of proton cars in Pakistan under the greenfield status. Ministry of Industries and production give the greenfield status to Al-Haj to assemble proton cars in Pakistan under the Automotive Development Policy 2016-20.
Al-Haj starts establishing its first plant in Karachi and this is the first CKD plant in Pakistan. Al-Haj distributes its vehicle all over Pakistan and the company has the plan to start operation before the end of 2020. This first plant sits on a 55 acre and the initial investment for this project is $30 million.
According to the details, the company has set its target to produce 25000 units annually. This new project also provides job and help to reduce unemployment in the country. Al-Haj has the plan to introduce the first proton car in Pakistan with a 1.3 Liter sedan. The company has also plan for offering Proton Saga CBU version. The chairman of Proton Syed Faisal Ibrar said that we have also plan for introducing more new technology vehicles in Pakistan and with the help of government we will increase the sale and boost the auto industry of Pakistan in the future.
This time Pakistan auto industry needs vehicle manufacturers for increasing the production of the vehicle. This is a plus point for the economy because the production of this new plant offers a job and helps to reduce the emplacement.