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GOVERNMENT WILLING TO HELP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MARBLE INDUSTRY

December, 05

The government and banks are to extend credit to the entrepreneurs associated with Stone sector.

The government will extend all help for the development of the marble industry. The marble and granite sector has great potential, even and banks would be asked to extend credit to the entrepreneurs associated with this sector.

The Strategy Working Group (SWOG) had a meeting on marble and granite sector only on Tuesday with the Federal Minister of Industries and Production Jahangir Khan Tareen. The SWOG in its meeting said that it planned to develop model quarries, which would reduce average waste from 73 percent in 2005 to 55 percent in 2010. Production per unit would increase from 60 square feet a ton to 130 square feet a ton in 2010.

 
 
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