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Images of the Meeting with H.E.Dr.Samuel K.Mbambo High Commissioner of the Republic of Namibia for India & Sri Lanka and Chairman & C.E.O NGJA – held on 13th March 2012


  • In Namibia, diamonds account for more than 45% of the country’s export revenue, 7% of the government revenue and approximately 10% of the country’s GDP
  • Namibia produces approximately US$0.9 billion worth of diamonds a year
  • Namdeb, a Namibia diamond mining company, invests approximately N$2 million [US$296,386] in corporate social development projects annually
  • Namdeb is the largest corporate responsibility contributor to the socio-economic development of Namibia
  • The Namibian diamond industry employs 3,200 people
  • The diamond mining industry is the largest single employer in Namibia after the government

It was transpired at the meeting that, apart from diamonds; Namibia produces gem varieties such as

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Sri Lanka participates for the first time in the Istanbul Jewelry Show, the 33rd edition, held from October 13-16, 2011 at the Istanbul Exhibition Center

The 33rd edition of the biannual Istanbul Jewelry Show, organized by UBM Rotaforte, a joint-venture company formed by UBM Asia and Rotaforte International Fairs Inc., and sponsored mainly by the DenizBank, was 

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Presentation on the Usage of Rapid Designing & Rapid Prototyping Technology in the Jewellery Industry by Prof. J.A.K.S.Jayasinghe, Engineer B.S. Samarasiri and Miss Vajira Peiris

In line with the policy of the National Gem & Jewellery Authority (NGJA) of Sri Lanka in helping to develop and modernize the gem and jewelry industry of the country, by introducing the latest cutting-edge and time-saving

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A Presentation by Mrs. Maj-Britt Anna K. Baker, Gemologist & Consultant attached to Ananda Miners (Pvt.) Ltd. on the topic, “Salient Points in Successfully Handling a Jewelry Export Order”

The National Gem & Jewellery Authority in keeping with its policy of educating people involved in various sectors of the gem & jewelry trade and industry, on topics relevant to their field, have been organizing

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