PR No .253 Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the gems and jewellery sector needs to be properly utilized in order to increase national income.

The President said this during a presentation given by Chairman Pakistan Gems and Jewellery Development Company (PG&JDC) Mr. Abdur Razzaq.

President Mamnoon said that the business community needs to work hard and modernize their operations for industrial growth adding that the Government is doing everything possible to provide a conducive environment to the business community. The President said that reputable institutions of fashion design should be consulted with to promote innovation in the gems and jewellery sector. He said that by adopting a strategy which incorporates modernization and international marketing, this sector can play an important role in increasing national income. President Mamnoon stated that stakeholders need to identify the problems of the gems and jewellery sector and give suggestions to the Government so that steps can be taken for its development.