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RAWALPINDI: Feb 07 –  President Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Zahid Latif Khan present souvenir to  Australian High Commi¬ssioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson after Coffee Morning, for bringing awareness, discuss issues and an interactive question and hour session on women economic empowerment at RCCI. ONLINE PHOTO

Australia exploring avenues for women entrepreneurship

F.P. Report

RAWALPINDI: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) Wednesday organized a session titled “Coffee morning” for creating awareness, discussing issues and an interactive question and hour session on women economic empowerment.

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Margaret Adamson,who was the chief guest on the occasion, said the Australian government supported Pak­istan’s efforts to increase regional trade and investment.

She said the Australian Government was actively exploring avenues for increased skills development and opportunities for women’s entrepreneurship in Pakistan.

“The lives of Pakistani women are changing rapidly. It will be vital for a prosperous Pakistan to facilitate an environment which provides enough economic opportunities to engage women “,she added.

She lauded RCCI for establishing Women Business Incubation Center (WBIC) to help women entrepreneurs to establish and run their own businesses. She assured her full support and cooperation in this regard.

RCCI Chief Zahid Latif Khan in his address said, that RCCI being a pro-active business facilitation entity, believed in identifying such forums for women entrepreneurs to bring into the main stream of the economy.

He thanked the participants of Coffee Morning and said that an active participation of women entrepreneurs was required to make such sessions a successful event.

 

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