Promotion of gem sector to help create enormous job opportunities for youth

Islamabad, June 24, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan says promotion of gems sector will help create enormous job opportunities for youth besides increasing exports of the precious stones. He was chairing a meeting in Islamabad today (Wednesday) on development of various gems in the country. The Prime Minister regretted that no effort was made in the past to utilize the numerous natural resources that Pakistan is blessed with.

Imran Khan directed to present a detailed report on difficulties being faced by gems industry and how to promote this sector through a comprehensive and thorough roadmap. The Prime Minister also appreciated the proposal of the establishment of gemstone city in the federal capital to attract foreign investment and promotion of gems exports.

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