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 [...]
Visit of Mr. Shahzad Syed Qasim [Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Mineral Resources] to PASDEC Headquarter Islamabad and have a meeting with Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh [CEO PASDEC].
Ms. Shamama Tul Amber Arbab Chairperson Mr. Abdul Jabbar Shaheen Addl Sec – I MoIP Member Mr. Rizwan Ahmed Bhatti, CEO – PIDC [...]
Ms. Shamama tul Amber Arbab [Chairperson BoD PASDEC], Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh [CEO PASDEC], Mr. Naimatullah Khan, Mr. Khadim Hussain, Mr. Rizwan A. Kehar, Abdul Jabbar Shaheen [Additional Secretary-1 MoIP] in 55th meeting of BoD PASDEC held at Pakistan Stone Development Company Headquarter in Islamabad.
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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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
The Chinese delegation from China Zhongyuan Engineering Corporation comprising, Mr. Han Wei (Chief Representative ) and Mr. Su Bin (Assistant to chief Representative), called on Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh (Chief Executive Officer ) Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) at PASDEC head office Islamabad. Welcoming the delegation, the CEO briefed the ongoing cooperation between the People’s Republic of China and Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Expressing satisfaction at growing business ties between the two countries, the CEO stressed the business and investment [...]