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Women parliamentarians had to play an important role in pushing ahead the legislation and resolving other issues being faced by the women, Dr Arif Alvi said adding that IWCCI will be supported in the noble cause.
Talking to Cultural Counselor of Chinese Embassy Heqing Zhang, she said that IWCCI is working for women empowerment and gender equality as sustainable development is impossible without it.
"We are looking forward to establish the Global Women Business Council with the collaboration of IWCCI to bring Pakistani women entrepreneurs to the mainstream of the global economy", she added.
The IWCCI members said that society should enable women to thrive in an environment that would empower their strengths which would lead to increased performance and productivity levels that will supplement thenational economy.
Addressing the audience, President IWCCI Reem Abbasi and former VP FPCCI Naima Ansari said that federal and provincial governments had taken some steps, but that were not enough for women empowerment.
Women in Business: IWCCI hold festival to promote women owned businesses
Addressing the IWCCI delegation, President ICCI, Ahmed Hassan Moughal said that women accounted for almost half of country's total population and stressed that government should focus on bringing them in the economic mainstream for sustainable growth of the country.
We are looking forward to establish Global Women Business Council with the collaboration of IWCCI to bring Pakistani women entrepreneurs to the mainstream of the global economy.
At the occasion, PSX and IWCCI also signed an MOU after which founder president IWCCI and Samina Fazil said that women entrepreneurs usually suffer from a lack of affordable capital.
This was observed during a workshop organised by IWCCI which was conducted by the chamber's consultant Sara Ansari.
Masses were anticipating some relief in the budget but it proved to be a major destabilizing factor, said Samina Fazil, founder president, IWCCI.
Rizwana Asif has earlier served as IWCCI senior vice president and her dedication won her respect among the members of the chamber of commerce and led her to the highest slot in the chamber, a press release Tuesday said.
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