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PASDEC Signed MoU With SDPI To Collaborate In Areas Of Research, Advocacy, Training And Capacity Development

Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), Ministry of Industries and Production, Government of Pakistan signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) to collaborate in the areas of research, advocacy, training and capacity development. Under the MoU, both parties agreed to cooperate in raising awareness through advocacy campaigns on potential of marble and granite sector, capacity building initiatives, and joint research projects. Executive Director, SDPI, Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), PASDEC, Zahid Maqsood [...]

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Roundtable Meeting On Reform Priorities For Marble and Granite Sector In Pakistan

Roundtable meeting on “Reform priorities for marble and granite sector in Pakistan”, organized by the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) at Islamabad. Pakistan’s marble, granite industry is dying due to lack of recognition, speakers Despite huge export potential with an estimated 30 billion tons reserve of dimensional stones, the marble and granite industry of Pakistan is dying mainly due to lack of recognition and interest by the government. If due attention paid and provided with the desired support, the sector provides [...]

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Press Release Of PASDEC CEO Meeting With Chief Secretary AJ&K at Kashmir House

Press Release The Chief Secretary, State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Mr. Mr. Mathar Niaz Rana was briefed by the Chief Executive Officer, Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) in a meeting on the potential and development prospects of Marble and Granite sector of AJ&K. Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh, CEO PASDEC, informed the Chief Secretary that the company is desirous to work in close coordination with the Government of AJ&K in development of the enormous reserves of high value dimensional stones [...]

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CEO PASDEC Meeting With Deputy Program Coordinator TIKA-Pakistan

Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh (CEO PASDEC) in a meeting with Mr. Ömer Gündoğdu Deputy Program Coordinator (Turkish Cooperation And Coordination Agency – TIKA, Pakistan) discussing mutual cooperation for the development of Marble & Granite Sector of Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention here that Turkey has demonstrated tremendous growth in production and exports of the Stone Sector in the last decade. Turkey enjoys Approximately 14% of International market share of the Stone Sector.

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PASDEC Organized Interactive Session – Use & Benefits of Latest Mining Technology

Pakistan Stone Development Company [PASDEC] organized an Interactive Session in collaboration with Mines & Mineral Development Department [MDD] KPK and the State Bank of Pakistan on use & benefits of latest mining technology at Buner – KPK. Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), a company established by the Government of Pakistan to demonstrate best international industrial practices in the Stone Industry arranged an “Awareness Session on Use & Benefits of Mechanized Mining” in collaboration of Mines & Mineral Development Department KPK [...]

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