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Govt aims to enhance gems & jewelry exports
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Nov '08
Fine quality jewelry manufacturing is deeply rooted in the traditional heritage and history of Pakistan. To enable gems and jewelry sector compete in international market and enhance foreign exchange reserves of the country, Government aims to provide maximum support to the manufacturers, said Mr Shahab Khawaja Federal Secretary for Industries and Production.

Speaking at a prize and certificate distribution ceremony organized by Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) to honour students of 5 different Jewelry and Diamond training courses held in Lahore, Mr Shahab Khawaja said that Pakistan has the potential to earn millions of dollars by exporting its gems and jewelry.

Further he congratulated PGJDC for working in the same direction to enhance the exports through facilitation, technology upgradation, skill development and marketing/branding.

Present in the event, Mr Fawad H Khan, CEO, PGJDC said, that the prime objective of the award distribution ceremony was to identify the commitment and achievements of the participants who successfully completed different training programmes.

These training courses include diamond grading course, manual jewelry designing, computer aided jewelry-designing and advanced pattern-making techniques for jewelry manufacturing.

Talking about different initiatives of PGJDC, Fawad said "our initiatives include, gems & jewellery training and manufacturing centers (GJTMCs), gems identification laboratories, gems exchanges, assaying and hallmarking centers, marketing/branding through participation in international shows and local exhibitions/events, organizing gem bazaars, market studies and surveys, advertising and promotion, geological surveys for ascertainment of gemstone reserves and introduction of mining techniques/technology.”


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