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Pakistan: Women Council Organizes Symposium to Highlight Business Opportunities for Women
Source: brecorder.com
Source Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Country: Pakistan
Created: Jul 24, 2013

ISLAMABAD: The US-Pakistan Women's Council organized a symposium at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry's (ICCI) to highlight business opportunities for women entrepreneurs in fashion and textile industry.


The objective of the event was to help women promote their businesses by knowing the latest trends in the market, said a press statement adding the event was attended by a large number of women entrepreneurs from all parts of the country.


US-Pakistan Women's council was launched in 2012 with an aim to support women entrepreneurs in Pakistan to promote their businesses at national and international level.


"If we helped the women entrepreneur succeed, we believe the future of Pakistan will be brighter" said Sarah Peck executive director of US-Pakistan Women's council.


ICCI President, Zafar Bakhtawri, while speaking on the occasion, hailed the performance of US-Pakistan Women Council in promoting the women entrepreneurs in Pakistan.


Speaking at the occasion Ghalib Nishtar President Khushhalibank explained various forms of financing available under this programme that will help the women entrepreneur in Pakistan to have easy access to affordable finance in order to promote their business.


Khushhalibank is the pioneer bank in the market that started the initiative of microfinance banking in Pakistan to promote the entrepreneurs in the country.

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