The FPCCI and women entrepreneurs have vowed to continue the struggle for women’s rights, stressing that it is important to provide awareness to women in order to achieve their rights, while also empowering women in various sectors of the economy. Women entrepreneurs should have maximum opportunities to move forward.
Speaking at an event held at the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry to mark International Women’s Day, Member National Assembly Nusrat Wahid said that PTI government is working hard for women’s rights and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision is that women should be given equal opportunities in every field.
Vice Chairman of FPCCI Managing Committee Muhammad Suleman Chawla, Member Managing Committee Shabbir Mansha Churra, Former VP FPCCI and Founder President Karachi Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry District Malir(KWCCI), Nazli Abid Nisar, Zoreed Raza, Hina Tariq, SHO Women & Children Police Station South Zone, Afzala Shaheen, SVP KWCCI, VP Yasmin Arif, Prof. Shaista Afghani, Collector Customs Nauman Batool, Advocate Lubna, Sana Nadeem, Mahesh Ayana, Shamim Dar, Iqra Saqib, Mehreen Elahi, Dr. Ghazala Yasmeen, Shahida Amjad, Afshin Tariq, Shami Khan, Kausar Salmani, Shazia Khan, Mina Batool and a large number of women entrepreneurs participated.
MNA Nusrat Wahid further said that the laws that are being formulated today were announced 14 centuries ago and a study of Surah An-Nisa would give a detailed understanding of the rights of women and even the right of women regarding inheritance.
Earlier Founder President Karachi Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry District Malir, Nazli Abid Nisar, while welcoming the guests, stated that FPCCI is an important platform for highlighting women’s issues and struggle for their rights, and we are also grateful to Hina Mansab Khan, due to which we got the biggest platform of the country.
Nazli Abid requested the government through FPCCI to help women entrepreneurs and facilitate them in doing business. Our only agenda is to increase the participation of women in Pakistan’s economy.
She noted that we have many work plans and roadmaps to achieve this goal. We know this is a long journey. However, women entrepreneurs need encouragement and support to continue this journey.