Members of APCEA
, president Syed Minhaduddin Shah, general secretary Haji Mushtaq Khan, Zulfiqar, Haji Dost Muhammad, Syed Imtiaz, Haji Naqib, Azizurehman, Muhammad Ali and others were also present on the occasion.
The executive committee also approved a schedule for holding annual elections of APCEA
for the years 2010-11 besides holding of 15th Pakistan Gems and Mineral Show.
During the meeting, chairman, APCEA
, Farhan Khan briefed the district nazim regarding problems in the largest gems' stone market at Namak Mandi and demanded steps for the resolution of the problems of drainage, lack of street-lights and security arrangements.
An official of APCEA
told that the main purpose of the show is to search new buyers and make permanent contacts with them for booking export orders.
The members of executive committee APCEA
thanked the Secretary for visiting their office.
Speaking on the occasion, APCEA
provincial chairman, Minhajuddin, urged the government to take concrete steps for tapping rich natural resources and boosting of Gems and Jewelry sector in the province.
He said the ministry of commerce was fully aware of the importance of this sector and assured the APCEA
that they would be given due attention to promote this sector.
Earlier, Chairman Peshawar Dry Fruit Association, Haji Mamoor Khan and Chairman APCEA
, Zulfiqar Ahmad Siddique also spoke on the occasion and apprised Collector Customs about problems they face at dry port and air ports.
An official of APCEA
told that the main purpose of the show is to search new for buyers and make permanent contacts with them for booking export orders.
provincial chairman, Minhajuddin while speaking on the occasion urged the government to take serious steps for tapping rich natural resources and boosting of Gems and jewellery sector in the province.
said delay in holding of International Gem Show was because of closure of Pearl Continental Hotel in Peshawar as a result of which the organizers were unable to find any alternate place which is suitable for holding of such a mega event.
Formal announcement about election of new cabinet would be made during the general body meeting of APCEA
scheduled for September 29.