Speakers have stressed the need for provision of equal facilities and opportunities for women businesspersons to play their due in economic growth and development of the country. They were addressing at a seminar jointly organised by Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) Peshawar, SAARC Women Entrepreneur and PASTIC at the chamber house here.
The seminar titled: Networking and Capacity Building of Women Entrepreneur (SMEs) from SAARC countries DATA Collection, was attended by a large number of women businesspersons and office-bearers of the women chambers.
Besides WCCI Peshawar president Azra Jamshid, former president Ms Fitrat Ilyas Bilour, vice president women chamber Ms Afsheen Malik, a representative of SAARC Women Entrepreneur Dr Saima Huma Tanveer, Project Director Ms Rakhsana Nadir and others were present at the event.
Azra Jamshid while speaking on the occasion highlighted that the jointly organizing of seminar by SAARC Entrepreneur and PASTIC to develop an online website for women businesspersons of the South Asian countries. WCCI president said the initiative would helpful to strengthen the contact and relations with women entrepreneurs of the South Asian countries. She added that the women businesspersons will easily promote their manufacturing products in rest of the world.
Team members of the SAARC Entrepreneurs have highlighted the different aspects of the project and urged the business women to fully take part and benefit from the scheme. Earlier, addressing at the seminar, the participants were informed about the ICT products during the day-long seminar.
The speakers stressed the need for provision of equal facilities and opportunities for women businessperson to play their due in economic growth and development of the country. They called for using modern tools and methods to promote handmade and manufacturing products of women in befitting manner.
The participants have suggested that special incentives should be offered to encourage women to take part in various businesses and contribute in the national economy.