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Safron Minister Hails Uplifts Projects For Fata

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Islamabad: Federal Minister for States and Frontier Regions Engr. Shaukatullah Khan has said that major projects have been established for the betterment of the people of FATA in all respect, including the introduction of modern technologies for creation of more employment facilities. He stated this on the occasion of MoUs signing ceremony between Pakistan Stones Development Corporation (PASDEC) and JV Partners/Mines Owner of Bajaur and Mohmand Agencies here today. Chairman PASDEC Ihsanullah Khan signed MoU on behalf of the Government of Pakistan with Mines Owner Hidyatullah Khan from Bajaur Agency and Haji Ayub from Mohmand Agency.

The Federal Minister said these MoUs will be effective for the up-gradation of the existing Marble quarries to the internationally acceptable standard and will prove a major breakthrough in the marble mining in FATA and it will good for betterment of remittances and economical stability of the country, he maintained. He said that these projects will be started soon and prayed that we will see the result in one month.

He asked the all stakeholder in this regard to take the Ministry of SAFRON on board for the information and up-gradation of operational projects for uplifting of FATA and its remote areas.

The minister said that it is a historic occasion because peace of FATA region has been ruined after terrorism where investment opportunities had been wrecked. He urged for promotion of soft image of FATA and provide the better atmosphere for the local and foreign investment which is the need of time, he added.

He appreciated the role of Pakistan Stones Development Corporation (PASDEC) and hoped that it will create more projects and jobs for the masses of the FATA.

High officials and Ministry of SAFRON, PASDEC and others Mines Owners were also present during this occasion.

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