September 2020

Govt amends mineral laws to generate profit State-run mineral companies can take lease after amendment in laws

ISLAMABAD:Balochistan government has brought changes in mineral laws to transform state-run mineral companies into vibrant and profitable entities, said a senior officer of the Mines and Minerals department. “The move is meant to clear the path for the Balochistan Minerals Exploration Company (BMEC) and Balochistan Minerals Resource Company Limited (BMRL)...

PM’s task force mulls ways to promote gems, jewellery sector

ISLAMABAD: The prime minister’s task force on gems & jewellery held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Engineer Gul Asghar Khan at Petroleum House, Islamabad today. The task force comprises of industry experts of international standing including Focal Person Overseas Pakistanis & HRD Mr Atif Iqbal, Co-Chairman of Task Force/CEO...