Gems and Jewellery sector needs to be properly utilized: President

ISLAMABAD, May 30 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on
Monday said that the gems and jewellery sector needed 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) Abdur Razzaq.

The President said that the business community needed to
work hard and modernize their operations for industrial growth adding that the government was doing everything possible to provide a conducive environment to the business community.

He said that reputable institutions of fashion design
should be consulted with to promote innovation in the gems and jewellery sector.

The President said that by adopting a strategy which
incorporates modernization and international marketing, this
sector can play an important role in increasing national

He 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.