Bahrain could host World Jewellery Confederation Congress

      Published on Thursday, 12 April , 2018      205 Views     
Bahrain could host World Jewellery Confederation Congress


Manama, capital of Bahrain, could host the 2019 World Jewellery Confederation CIBJO Congress.




During a visit to the kingdom, the president of the self-described “United Nations of the jewelry business,” Gaetano Cavalieri, met with Yaser Alsharifi, chairman of DANAT, the Bahrain Institute for Pearls & Gemstones, who brought up the idea of the new location for the next year’s meeting.

Hosting such a gathering would boost the work of recently-formed DANAT, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, the kingdom’s sovereign wealth fund created in 2006 with the objective of pursuing long-term opportunities for the country’s state-owned, non-oil and gas-related assets.

According to a press release, DANAT aims to become an internationally-recognized institute for third-party verification services and scientific research into pearls and gemstones.

To work towards that goal, the company has upgraded a 27-year pearl and gem-testing laboratory that, when created, was the first such facility in the Middle East. Bahrain’s pearling industry traces its history back 4,000 years.

In the media statement, CIBJO’s president highlighted that his organization strives to partner with businesses that look for global growth opportunities from an ethical perspective.

“For that to happen, however, the proper infrastructure and a wealth of knowledge are required. This is what we are seeing in Bahrain. Its impact on the markets in the Gulf region, the Middle East and far beyond is likely to be tremendous,” Cavalieri said.



The idea of the kingdom hosting the Congress still has to be run by the CIBJO board of directors.

Keywords:
Category Events | 2018/04/12 latest update at 10:51 AM
Source : Internet | Photocredit : Google
206 Views
Comments Add comment



Gulf Media

Related Articles

The editorial staff of Bahrain Today would like to give all of its readers from Gulf and Bahrain and the whole world the opportunity to participate actively in the development of the website! If you have something interesting, fun, scandalous - just something worth to be seen from more people. Capture it and share it in the Bahrain Today with a short text.

Do you have information you want to reach our readers?

Send article/s

You can subscribe to our Facebook, Twitter and Google pages or use our RSS feed channel to always read the most important news about Bahrain, the Gulf and the world.


Al Sissi, Bahraini king laud Yemen pact King

Al Sissi, Bahraini king laud Yemen pact

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi and Bahraini King Hamad Bin Eisa Thursday night hailed a peace accord…

Bahrain: Sustainable Energy Authority Established Bahrain News

Bahrain: Sustainable Energy Authority Established

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Thursday a royal decree appointing Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza…

HM King opens second session of 5th Legislative Term King

HM King opens second session of 5th Legislative Term

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa patronised here today, in the presence of His Royal Highness…

HM King issues decree appointing Electricity Minister King

HM King issues decree appointing Electricity Minister

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Decree 84/2019, appointing Wael bin Nasser Al-Mubarak as…

GULF TV

Popular in GULF TV

Teen Movement 💜 Week 2 | Teen Workout

816 Views

Teen Movement 💜 Week 2 | Teen Workout

Latest videos in GULF TV

Events

Bahrain events

Lifestyle

Culture

Bahrain Culture, Bahrain, Bahrain News

Sport

Science & Technology

Government

Bahrain Government, Bahrain Government News, Bahrain News, Gulf News, News, Bahrain News