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IWCCI, ICCI discuss issues related to economic empowerment of women

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A delegation of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Ms. Rizwana Asif have exchanged views with President ICCI Ahmed Hassan Moughal, on economic empowerment of women through fostering a culture for promoting women entrepreneurship.

Addressing the IWCCI delegation in Islamabad, 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.

He urged that government should take policy measures to create a conductive environment for promoting women entrepreneurs so that they could play effective role in the economic development of the country.

President, Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ms. Rizwana Asif, highlighted various issues being faced by the women entrepreneurs.

Rizwana Asif said that lack of tax reforms was a major hindrance for growth of women enterprises.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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