The third annual Islamabad Gem Exhibition, featuring Pakistan’s minerals, precious gemstones and jewellery, remained the point of attraction for residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad here on Saturday. Third Islamabad Gem Exhibition commenced here on Friday, showcasing the best of Pakistan’s gems and jewellery products, both traditional and contemporary class. Pakistan Gems & Jewellery Development Company (PGJDC) is organizing the grand event of international standard from February 1-3. The event is highlighting Pakistani gems and jewellery products in the most versatile manner, where the international buyers are introduced to the rich Pakistani market. According to an official in PGJDC, Abdul Ahad, this event is focusing on exhibiting gems and jewellery produced through latest technology and skills. He said the intricately crafted jewellery and precious/semi-precious gemstones found in Pakistan are revealed to an entire new market and foreign buyers. The exhibition is providing a lucrative platform to the thriving gems and jewellery sector of the country, where enabling environment is created both for local and international traders to interact and promote business. “Jewellers, gem dealers and manufacturers of sectoral machinery, tools, equipment and accessories have displayed their products during the Show”.