Local industry can cater to cement requirements

ISLAMABAD: Cement manufacturers on Thursday assured the government that the cement requirements of the public sector infrastructure projects for small dams and canal lining for the next three to five years could be met with the current production capacity.Additional 10 million tonne cement could be produced through utilisation of excess capacity. A meeting with cement manufacturers was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Industries and Production in the Ministry of Industries and Production.The meeting was attended by the Minister for Finance Sindh, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources and the Ministry of Industries and Production along with representatives of the All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association including Lucky Cement, Best way Cement, Fauji Cement and Kohat Cement – Dailytimes