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PASDEC, UET Ink MoU For Research And Development

PRESS RELEASE PASDEC, UET ink MoU for research and development in Marble & Granite Sector of Pakistan. Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the university of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar to promote research and development in marble and granite mining and reverse engineering of mining machinery. This will help UET researchers to a conducive environment brining in diverse thoughts and new perspectives in engineering and technology in the field of Marble and Granite sector [...]

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PASDEC Facilitates Private Entrepreneurs Of Marble & Granite

PASDEC facilitates private entrepreneurs of Marble & Granite in showcasing their products in Expo Pakistan. Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) participated in 10th edition of Expo Pakistan held at Karachi Expo Centre which is the leading trade fair in Pakistan, showcasing the largest collection of Pakistan’s export merchandise and services. Held annually, the four-day Expo Pakistan has become the primary sourcing point for a large number of businesses worldwide, visited by 20,000 business visitor from 80 countries. In the 10th edition of [...]

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Chairman APMIA Calls On CEO PASDEC

Newly Elected Chairman of All Pakistan Marble Industries Association (APMIA), Mr. Muhammad Nadeem Shahnshahi called on the CEO PASDEC, Mr Zahid Maqsood Sheikh at PASDEC Head Office in Islamabad. The Chief Executive Officer PASDEC warmly welcomed the Chairman APMIA and assured all possible assistance and facilitation to stakeholders in marble and granite sector development.  He informed the initiatives of development taken by PASDEC through various projects. He said that PASDEC has introduced mechanized quarrying through state of the art machinery [...]

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PASDEC & LCCI Signed MOU

Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry (LCCI) and Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure growth of marble and stone industry on sustainable basis. Lahore chamber of commerce & industry (LCCI) and Pakistan stone development company (PASDEC) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ensure growth of marble and stone industry on sustainable basis. PASDEC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Zahid Maqsood Sheikh and LCCI acting president Nasir Hameed Khan inked the MoU in the presence [...]

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PASDEC Offers Collaboration In Up-Gradation Of Marble & Granite Sector To Sindh Government

Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), a company established by the Ministry of Industries & Production to uplift the Marble & Granite sector of the country, Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh, offered array of projects of marble and granite to Sindh Government which will have a long-lasting effect on provincial exports in particular and the country in general. He was giving a presentation to Provincial Minister of Minerals, Mr. Sohail Anwar Khan Sial on marble and granite sector [...]

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Facilitation From Banks

Facilitation From Banks will bring more investment in Marble and Granite sector of Pakistan. Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), State Bank of Pakistan  (SBP) endeavors for “access to finance” to the marble & granite sector of Pakistan. This was stated by the Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Stone   Development, Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh in the meeting with the banking  industry of Pakistan and marble industry stakeholders on Wednesday. He  also appreciated the State Bank of Pakistan role in recognizing true  potential of marble & [...]

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Delegation Of Chinese Companies Called On The Federal Minister

PRESS RELEASE FEDERAL MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION GHULAM MURTAZA KHAN JATOI DISCUSSES VARIOUS INVESTMENTS WITH DELEGATION OF CHINESE COMPANIES. A diverse delegation of Chinese companies called on the Federal Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi at his office in Islamabad today. The delegation consisted of the International Council for Promotion of Multinational Corporation with companies related to the engineering, estate, investment, solar power and logistics sector. The Minister warmly welcomed the delegates from China and assured all [...]

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Seminar On Access To Finance For Marble & Granite Sector

A seminar was arranged by Pakistan Stone Development Company and State Bank of Pakistan on access to finance in the marble and granite sector at PASDEC head office. The seminar was attended by the representative of State Bank of Pakistan, leading commercial banks, All Pakistan Marble Mining and Industries Association, Frontier Mine Owners Association and Buner and Chitral Marble Associations. Mr. Imran Ahmed Additional Director SBP informed the participants about the State Bank Refinancing scheme for SME development and encouraged [...]

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PASDEC Initiates Development Of Enormous Reserves Of Stones in AJ&K

The President, State of Jammu and Kashmir 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 President 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 in the region. He also informed that the PASDEC [...]

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CEO PASDEC Inaugurates Black Granite Mechanized Quarry In Mansehra

With the technical patronage of Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), Ministry of Industries and Production, Government of Pakistan, another mechanized quarry of a valuable and beautiful stone, Black Granite, in District Mansehra has been launched by M/s. Abbasi Mining (Granite). The Quarry was inaugurated by Chief Executive Officer PASDEC, Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh in a formal inauguration ceremony organized by Mr. Attaullah Abbasi, Managing Director, Abbsi Minning (Granite). Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh, CEO PASDEC, prayed for the success of the [...]

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