State Minister for Commerce and Textile Industry, Haji Muhamad Akram visited National Textile University, Faisalabad on Friday, October 27, 2017. On his visit, he said that textile industry is the backbone for the economic development of a country. He said that the country was facing many problems back in 2013 but because of the progressive policies of the current government, there is not only significant decrease in the load shedding but the law and order situation of the country is also good. Providing uninterrupted electricity to textile industry has been ensured in this tenure. Knowing the challenges being faced by textile industry was the objective of his visit so that the adequate policies may be set to take textile industry from its current ailment, said the minister. On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Tanveer Hussain, Rector NTU briefed him about the current development projects and challenges being faced by NTU. Member Board of Governors, Mian Muhammad Latif, and Registrar, Dr. Zafar Javed were also present on the occasion.