A tyre manufacturer GTR has sought Sindh government’s help to play its pivotal role for the support of agriculture and other related activities to ensure food security in the country.
Chief Executive Officer of the General Tyre and Rubber Company of Pakistan (GTR) Hussain Kuli Khan hailed Sindh government strategy to ensure food security and its supply chain during the fight against COVID-19.
He appreciated the exception given to agriculture related activities including harvesting etc and use of thrashers, tractors their repairs/maintenance, etc, and manufacturing.
He added that such measures would be more effective if permission is also granted to agriculture tyre manufacturers as well.
This will bolster government efforts to ensure uninterrupted food supply, as tyre is essentials parts of farm tractors and transportation.
Furthermore, he said government Sindh measures in fight against COVID-19 including social distancing and other precautionary SOPs are helpful to contain the spread of disease. And we must follow the rules. The factory will take all necessary measures if allowed to start production.
GTR is already certified in ISO 14001-2004 for maintaining its Environmental Management System as per the standards set by the authority (NQA Pakistan). ISO 18001-2007 for maintaining an Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSAS) as per the standards set by the authority (NQA Pakistan) and The Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA). Therefore, it will take all precautions and measures.