Category Archives: Gem and Jewellery Shows

Boost to the gem and jewellery industry

Prasad Galhena, Chairman & C.E.O of National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA)  hails the directive issued by His Excellency the President, Mahinda Rajapakse, to Sri Lanka Customs aiming at further liberalizing the clearance of gems at the Bandaranayake International Airport. According to this newly introduced scheme; inbound passengers would be allowed to clear rough or […]

NGJA National Gem and Jewellery Authority 2010 Awards

1). Best Exporter of Gems – 2010 * Gold Award – Ellawala Exporters (Pvt) Ltd * Silver Award – Priyantha Gems * Bronze Award – Mushan International 2). Best Exporter of Gem Studded Jewellery – 2010 * Gold Award – Wellawatta Nithyakalyani Jewellery * Silver Award – AMS International (Pvt) Ltd * Bronze Award – […]

Turkish Buyers mesmerized by the splendor of Sri Lankan Sapphires

General Rohan Daluwatta Chairman/ CEO of National Gem and Jewellery Authority stated that the NGJA with the assistance of Turkish Consulate in Sri Lanka organized the ‘Sri Lanka Pavilion’ at the 33rd edition of the Istanbul Jewellery Show held from 13 – 16 October 2011 for the first time. According to the organizers record number […]

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  held successfully at the Istanbul Exhibition Center from October 13 – 16, 2011, with a record turnout of both visitors and exhibitors, fulfilling […]

Facets 2011 – Chinese buyers snap up most of the Ceylon blue sapphires at the show

Facets 2011, the 21st version of Sri Lanka’s only international gem and jewelry show, organized by the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewelry Association (SLGJA) and sponsored by the National Gem & Jewelry Authority (NGJA) of Sri Lanka and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB), was held successfully between September 8 and 11, 2011 at […]

National Gem & Jewelry Authority of Sri Lanka Participates in the National Celebrations of World Environment Day – 2011

The United Nations General Assembly in 1972 declared June 5 of every year as “World Environment Day” to raise awareness among the peoples of the world to the problems of environmental degradation such as deforestation, over exploitation of natural resources, environmental pollution, uncontrolled emission of green-house gases, depletion of the ozone layer, global warming, climatic […]

Participation of NGJA at the “Ayurveda Expo 2011”

The  “Ayurveda Expo 2011” was held at the exhibition hall of  the Bandaranaike International Conference Hall  between the 15th and 17th July 2011. The National Gem  &  Jewelry Authority  of Sri  Lanka  also had its own pavilion at this annual popular event.  The participation of the NGJA in this event  while helping  to popularize the […]

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