Ministry of Industries & Production

NEWLY APPOINTED CEO PASDEC CALLED ON THE FEDERAL MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION..

  

Islamabad: 12 October 2015

PRESS RELEASE

FEDERAL MINISTER FOR INDUSTRIES & PRODUCTION GHULAM MURTAZA KHAN JATOI DISCUSSES SUCCESSES AND FUTURE OF PASDEC WITH CEO

The Federal Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi met with CEO Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) Mr. Zahid Maqsood Sheikh today in Islamabad. The newly appointed CEO called on the Minister to discuss the performance and future of PASDEC.

The Minister said that the development of PASDEC into a successful and efficient organization needs financial development, operational efficiency and planning to which the CEO agreed that his organization is doing exactly that. The CEO apprised the Minister that the upgradation of machinery has been successfully done in several locations that PASDEC operates in.

Discussing the operations of quarries, the CEO said that many locations have been made operational and functioning at maximum productivity. Operations in Balochistan were also discussed along with the need to revive and revitalize PASDEC’s operations in various areas such as in Lasbela and Khuzdar. Deliberating on operations in Sindh, FATA and KPK, the Minister said that facilities in these areas needed to be targeted and their potential maximized to make use of the opportunities available.

On closing, the Minister welcomed the new CEO to the organization again and hoped that PASDEC could achieve new heights of success under Mr. Sheikh’s leadership. Another meeting on the formal future planning of PASDEC will be held soon.