03 priceless gems moved to high security vault under armed guard

03 priceless gems moved to high security vault under armed guard

03 priceless gems moved to high security vault under armed guard

Written by Zulfick Farzan

20 Jul, 2021 | 12:44 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Three of the world’s most valuable and priceless gem stones were moved to a high security vault at the Bank of Ceylon Head Office by the Gem and Jewellery Authority on Monday (19).

This is with the recent decision of the National Gem and Jewelery Authority in Kollupitiya to suspend all activities due to the risk of the building caving in.

However, on the instructions of State Minister of Gem & Jewellery related Industries Lohan Ratwatte, the National Gem and Jewellery Authority is already establishing a gem and jewellery based industry at the State Ministry premises in Narahenpita.

On the instructions of the State Minister of Gem & Jewellery related Industries, a decision was taken to house 03 gems which are said to be the world’s most valuable gems in the safe owned by the Gem and Jewellery Authority until the premises of the State Ministry are prepared.

 

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