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Wednesday, November 1, 2023

One Day Seminar on Marble & Granite Export Enhances Industry Collaboration


A significant event, the One Day Seminar on Marble & Granite Export, was conducted at IBL Hall, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan (AWKUM). The seminar, held on October 24, 2023, brought together participants from the Marble Industry, Government sector, and University, fostering essential discussions on the marble and granite export sector.

Event Highlights:

The seminar provided a platform for industry leaders to engage in comprehensive discussions regarding marble and granite exports. Guest Speaker Engr. Said Muhammad, Vice Chairman KPBOIT, shared invaluable insights, enriching the event with his expertise. During the seminar, shields of recognition were distributed, and certificates of appreciation were bestowed upon key contributors, acknowledging their pivotal roles in advancing the marble & granite sector.

Distinguished Speakers:
The event was graced by notable speakers, including:

  • Mr. Asghar Khan Utmankhel: Chairman of All Pakistan Marble Industries Association (APMIA)
  • Dr. Muhammad Jahangir Khan: Director of IBL at AWKUM
  • Mr. Omar Bajwa: Assistant Director, Trade Development Authority of Pakistan
  • Mr. Muhammad Bilal Khan: CEO of Mohmand Dada Minerals
  • Mr. Mazhar Ahmed: CEO of Samawat International Corporation
  • Mr. Ilyas Muhammad: CEO of Stone Mart

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signed:
A significant achievement of the seminar was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between AWKUM and All Pakistan Marble Industries Association (APMIA). The MoU focuses on enhancing higher education and research within the marble and granite sector. The collaboration encompasses joint research initiatives, effective communication channels, and intern support programs. AWKUM pledges its support in mineral exploration, testing, and digital marketing for APMIA, facilitating mutual growth and development in the sector.

The seminar marked a pivotal milestone in raising awareness and fostering collaboration within the marble & granite industry. Participants left with enriched knowledge and strengthened networks, promising a brighter future for the sector.