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HRD Antwerp, IBL Group Delegation Call On PM

Prime Minister Imran Khan has been informed that Europe’s leading authority in grading of diamonds HRD Antwerp and IBL group, intend to set up a factory in Pakistan for cutting and polishing of rough stones.

This was informed during the meeting with a delegation of HRD Antwerp and IBL group in Islamabad.

The delegation comprised of Ms. Katrien De Corte, Vice President HRD Belgium, Rashid Abdullah, Chairman IBL group and others.

The Prime Minister was informed that the export potential of Pakistan in gems sector which stood at 1.62 billion dollars in 2012, has witnessed steady decline over the period.

The Prime Minister welcomed the interest of HRD Antwerp and said that the government would provide every possible support for successful business venture.