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27 january 2014

The nation's main diamond polishing factory may resume work by March, with the objective of expanding its full pipeline of services to the jewelry sector, according to the minister of Geology and Mining, Francisco Queiróz.
On an exclusive interview to ANGOP, Queiróz said that the resumption of the work of the factory is part of the National Development Programme, which consists of using all the production in this sector, in its various stages, Rapaport reported.
"In Angola we are already at the level of polishing and we have some experience at the level of jewelry," said the minister.
He explained that inside the diamond polishing plant there is a small jewelry section, which makes finger rings, earrings and necklaces, with rings encrusted with polished diamonds.
"These specific experiences that we need to generalize. It is necessary that there should be more than one polishing factory. We have this idea, we just need to boost the actions of attracting investment for the jewelry and polishing plants," explained the minister.