Chiniot iron-ore project to strengthen national economy: CM

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LAHORE, June 28(APP): Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif Tuesday said that the project of iron-ore reserves in Chiniot-Rajowa was of vital importance for strengthening the economy of the country.

The Chief Minister expressed these remarks while presiding over a
high level meeting in which foreign experts of different countries gave
a detailed briefing regarding base business case on the basis of iron
ore reserves in Chiniot Rajowa.

Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that foreign experts worked very hard and in a professional manner to carry out estimate of
iron ore reserves and this project was of vital importance for strengthening of economy of the country.

He thanked foreign experts on progress being made on the project.
Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Chaudhry Sher Ali Khan, Muhammad Shafiq, Ayesha Ghaus Pasha, Chief Secretary, Chairman Planning & Development and other officials were present on this occasion.

Transaction Advisors and Team leader Michael Loos, Dr. Hanspeter Tomschi, Gorge Pypr, Chief Geologist (WSGRI) Steve Carty, Geologist and Project Management Specialist Andrew Craig, Project Manager Chinese company MCC Liu Shuxiang and other experts participated in the meeting.