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 Trade (FPCCI) Chairman, Qurban Ali. The Ambassador mentioned, “We’re contemplating establishing a coaching institute to advertise the gems, jewelry and gemstone trade in Gilgit-Baltistan”.
Within the gems trade, Pakistan has an export potential value $32 billion per 12 months, whereas valuable stones are explored from virtually inaccessible territories of the mountainous areas.
Essentially the most in depth ruby deposits in Pakistan are situated within the Hunza valley.
Through the assembly, the FPCCI chairman mentioned that the transfer could be a milestone within the improvement of the gems and jewelry trade in GB and likewise assist obtain the target of employment era within the area.
Qurban Ali additionally urged the native exporters of gems to make use of revolutionary instruments and fashionable know-how to reinforce the worth of valuable and semi-precious stones for the worldwide market. This can assist them appeal to overseas 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 could be present in Shigar, Chitral, Kaghan and likewise Neelam Valley of Azad Kashmir.
Fluorite is present in Chitral, Dir, Hunza, and Balochistan, with the most important deposits occurring within the Northern a part of the Koh-e-Mardan vary of Kalat.
Italy is presently offering Pakistan with technical help in agriculture and textiles up-gradation by 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 development within the Italian market.