PM Sharif receives delegation from Barrack Rico Deck Mining Company led by CEO Mark Bristow IG News

Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting with a delegation of Barrack Rico Deck Mining Company headed by Chief Executive Officer Mark Bristow.

During the meeting, PM Sharif directed to constitute a Project Support Team for the implementation of the Recodec project. PM Sharif said that all concerned departments should shoulder their responsibility for the implementation of the project.


Meanwhile, during the meeting, the Prime Minister was told that more than seventy percent of the people working on the project are from Balochistan. At Rico Deck, the company has established a school in collaboration with the Community Development Committee in the area.

It may be noted that work is in progress regarding the provision of clean drinking water supply and health facilities, use of alternative energy in the project.

Significantly, PM Sharif has also praised the ongoing work of Barrack Rico Deck Mining Company regarding Corporate Social Responsibility. He encouraged the company to work with the government in setting up a Danish school in Balochistan.

During the meeting with the delegation, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif said, ‘Pakistan has immense investment opportunities in the areas of mining, information technology, energy, communication and infrastructure. The government is taking steps to provide all possible facilities to the investors in the country. Especially in many areas of Pakistan. Balochistan is rich in minerals, the government is working on priority basis to take full advantage of these natural resources. The recent agreement regarding the RICO December project will be beneficial for both the parties. Rico December has proved to be a game changer for Project Balochistan. will happen and a new era of development will begin.

The meeting was attended by Federal Minister for Finance and Production Ishaq Dar, Advisor to the Prime Minister Ahad Cheema, Minister of State for Petroleum Musadak Malik, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Jahanzeb Khan and top government officials concerned.