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PASDEC Organized Interactive Session On Financial Inclusion

Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) organized interactive session On Financial Inclusion at PASDEC Headquarter, Islamabad. The session was attended by Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh [CEO PASDEC], Mr. Zafar ul Hasan [From National Bank of Pakistan], Mr. Farrukh Majeed [Farrukh Granite Art], Mr. Zafar Hussain [Det Tools], Muhammad Bilal [P&M PASDEC]  and others. The attendees were briefed on the financial needs of the Marble and Granite Sector.

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CEO and Director of PASDEC held a meeting with Head of Commercial and Third Secretary -Economy at Iranian Embassy, Islamabad

On December 19, 2019, a meeting of Mr. Zahid Maqsood (CEO, PASDEC) and Mr. Naimatullah Khan (Director, PASDEC) has been held with Mr Mohsin Fath Tabar (Head of Commercial) and Mr Saeed Naseri (Third Secretary -Economy) at Iranian Embassy, Islamabad. CEO, PASDEC briefed the Iranian diplomats regarding PASDEC’s mandate and efforts for development of Marble & Granite Sector of the Country. They were informed that PASDEC has planned to hold a Seminar for the stakeholder of Balochistan in Quetta [...]

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PASDEC Participated In 15th Build Asia At Karachi Expo Centre

Pakistan Stone Development Company’s Stall & Information booth at the 15th Build Asia International Building Material and Construction Machinery Exhibition & Conference held on 14-16 December 2019 at Karachi Expo Centre, Karachi. http://pasdec.com.pk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/15th-Build-Asia-International-Building-Machinery-Exhibition-Video1.mp4 http://pasdec.com.pk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/15th-Build-Asia-International-Building-Machinery-Exhibition-Video2.mp4 http://pasdec.com.pk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/15th-Build-Asia-International-Building-Machinery-Exhibition-Video3.mp4

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PASDEC Organized Investment Conference In Abbottabad – Use & Benefits Of Latest Mining Technology

Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) organized investment conference at Abbottabad on use and benefits of latest mining technology in the marble and granite sector and display of machinery. The session was attended by Abdul Karim [Advisor/Special Assistant to Chief Minister For Industries & Commerce, KpK], Ms. Shamama tul Amber Arbab [Chairperson BoD PASDEC], Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh [CEO PASDEC] and others. The attendees were briefed on the mechanized mining on international standards, access to the finance and benefits of mechanized mining [...]

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PASDEC Organized Interactive Session In GB – Use & Benefits Of Latest Mining Technology

Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) in collaboration with the Industries, Mineral, Commerce & Labor Department, Government of Gilgit Baltistan held an interactive session on use and benefits of latest mining technology in the marble and granite sector. The session was arranged at the Directorate of Mines and Mineral, Gilgit Baltistan (GB) The session was attended by Secretary Mines & Minerals, Government of GB, representatives of the Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GB), local mine owners and processors. The attendees were [...]

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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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