The federal government of Italy is contemplating to ascertain a coaching institute in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) to advertise the gems, jewelry and gemstone trade within the distant area of Pakistan.
This was shared by the Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan, Andreas Ferrarese in a gathering held with Federation Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Business (FPCCI) Chairman, Qurban Ali. The Ambassador stated, “We’re contemplating establishing a coaching institute to advertise the gems, jewelry and gemstone trade in Gilgit-Baltistan”.
Within the gem stones trade, Pakistan has an export potential value $32 billion per yr, whereas treasured stones are explored from nearly inaccessible territories of the mountainous areas.
Probably the most intensive ruby deposits in Pakistan are positioned within the Hunza valley.
In the course of the assembly, the FPCCI chairman stated that the transfer could be a milestone within the improvement of the gems and jewelry trade in GB and in addition assist obtain the target of employment technology within the area.
Qurban Ali additionally urged the native exporters of gem stones to make use of progressive instruments and fashionable know-how to reinforce the worth of treasured and semi-precious stones for the worldwide market. It will assist them appeal to international buyers from the European Union (EU) and United States (US) to earn extra earnings.
The chairman additionally knowledgeable that after Burma, “Hunza is the one different area on the planet that produces blood-red rubies; among the most interesting emeralds on the planet are mined within the picturesque valley of Swat, whereas high-quality aquamarine might be present in Shigar, Chitral, Kaghan and in addition Neelam Valley of Azad Kashmir.
Fluorite is present in Chitral, Dir, Hunza, and Balochistan, with the biggest deposits occurring within the Northern a part of the Koh-e-Mardan vary of Kalat.
Italy is at the moment offering Pakistan with technical help in agriculture and textiles up-gradation by means of fashionable equipment, worth addition in agriculture, leather-based and marble sectors as Pakistan expands its exports together with dairy and livestock, olive merchandise, plastics, processed meals and building within the Italian market.