Industry Minister, Mumtalakat CEO visit DANAT institute

Manama, Abdullah bin Adel Fakhro, the Minister of Industry and Commerce, and Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the CEO of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company “Mumtalakat”, visited the Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT), where they were received by Yaser Alsharifi, Chairman of DANAT, and Noora Jamsheer, CEO of DANAT.

The guests toured the DANAT Laboratory. The tour highlighted the cutting-edge tools, equipment, and devices employed for the analysis and examination of gemstones.

The presentation also showcased high-precision devices and advanced technologies utilized to discern the properties of gemstones.

The guests were informed about the institute’s prestigious international accreditations, underscoring its status as the world’s leading pearl testing laboratory and the pioneering educational centre of its kind in the region.

They also received a detailed explanation of the operational procedures within the laboratories. This included insights into the meticulous processes involved in examining pearls and gemstones, issuing examination certificates, and determining their origins.

The guests were also briefed on the institute’s exceptional and comprehensive services, ranging from studies and training to programs and activities.

DANAT boasts a distinguished team with diverse expertise in geology, comprising both local and international talents, who have been extensively trained and experienced.

This collective knowledge has significantly contributed to the elevation of “DANAT” into the world’s preeminent laboratory in its category.

Throughout the visit, the DANAT team highlighted the Institute’s pivotal role in executing the National Plan for the Revival of the Pearl Sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain, initiated by Mumtalakat.

They emphasized the Institute’s commitment to providing comprehensive, world-class services was underscored, positioning it as a premier hub in the field of gemstones. Serving as a gateway to global markets, the Institute caters to the needs of both local and international clientele.

Source: Bahrain News Agency