WDCI Concludes with Positive Note

New Delhi: The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of gems and jewellery trade in India, in association with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, GOI and World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF) organized the first ever-global congregation of Diamond leaders in India at the “World Diamond Conference” in New Delhi on December 11 and 12, 2014 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India. The two day conference saw industry leaders participating from all across the world. H.E. Vladimir Putin, Hon. President of Russian Federation and Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister India attended the inaugural function on December 11, 2014.

Commenting on the end of the two day conference, Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman of The Gem & Jewellry Export Promotion Council said, “It gives me immense pleasure to announce that the first ever global congregation of the diamond industry, World Diamond Conference, has been extremely well received. It is a proud moment for us as India brought the global diamond industry together at one platform, for creating the common objective for generic market. I am hopeful that the impetus provided by the Conference will help the industry aim towards better and a brighter tomorrow. ”

Mr. Alex Popov, Chairman and CEO, World Diamond Mark Foundation said, “I think this inaugural World Diamond Conference is a tremendous achievement and I congratulate The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council for picking up the seemingly impossible idea and making it to the conclusion that it has come to today. I am grateful to the Indian Government and to Alrosa for their effort and I think this conference has put the cornerstone of the real generic diamond market in the world.”

The World Diamond Conference in India was organized at the Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on December 11-12, 2014.

The World Diamond Conference is partnered by ALROSA Russia, Shree Ramakrishna Exports, Shree Harikrishna Exports, Jasani Group. KGK Diamonds, Mahendra Brothers, Karp Impex, J.B.Brothers, Dimexon, Sheetal Manufacturing, Asian Star, Dianco, Jewelex, Rosy Blue, HRD.