ISLAMABAD (APP) - Production of dimension stones has marked a new era in Pakistans Marble and Granite sector and a leading company has started Modern Quarrying of Marble and Granite with state-of-the-art machinery in Pakistan. This was announced by Ihsanullah Khan, Chairman and CEO of Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC) during meetings with foreign trade delegations, dimensional stones traders and investors who attended the Build Asia 2010 Exhibition. The production of dimension stones has marked a new era in Pakistans Marble and Granite sector, he said and added that PASDEC is endeavoring to promote the modern quarrying practices through state of the art machinery and consequently the mine owners are following the modern methods of quarrying. He added that nature has gifted us with huge reserves of marble and granite in different colors and shades. He also offered them to import quality marble from Pakistan. More than 11 countries including China, Cyprus, Germany, Iran, Italy, Malaysia and UAE participated in '6th Build Asia 2010 Exhibition. Pakistan Stone Development Company (PASDEC), as co-organizer, setup a special pavilion of natural stones in the exhibition. Foreign delegates, traders and investors showed their keen interest in local marble and granite stones. PASDEC displayed the marble 'square blocks extracted from Model Quarries and Quarry Up- gradation projects of Khuzdar, Mastung, Buner, Chitral and FATA. Other stakeholders for the Marble and Granite sector also setup stalls to exhibit marble 'square blocks and value added products.