Shrinking opportunities for Stone Masons in Gilgit-Baltistan

Shrinking opportunities for Stone Masons in Gilgit-Baltistan

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Stone Masons in Gilgit-Baltistan losing work after government bans use of stones in official buildings. According to the government, constructing an official building with stones crafted by stone masons are expensive and take a lot of time, causing delays in project completion. The decision, nevertheless, renders thousands of stone masons without work because the private sector is very small in the region.

Watch Abdul Rehman Bukhari and Camerman Munawar Hussain Nagri’s report specially prepared for World Labour Day

Masons in Gilgit-Baltistan losing work after government bans u…

Stone Masons in Gilgit-Baltistan losing work after government bans use of stones in official buildings. According to the government, constructing an official building with stones crafted by stone masons are expensive and take a lot of time, causing delays in project completion. The decision, nevertheless, renders thousands of stone masons without work because the private sector is very small in the region. Watch Abdul Rehman Bukhari and Camerman Munawar Hussain Nagri's report specially prepared for World Labour Day

Geplaatst door PAMIR TIMES op zondag 1 mei 2016

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