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Women Eid Expo Starts Today 

23 Julie 2011 02:57:58

Women Eid Expo Starts Today


Samina Fazil, President, Islamabad Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) on Friday said 2-day Women Entrepreneurs Eid Expo will kick off today on July 23 and will continue till 24 in a local hotel at blue area.


The inter-provincial expo will provide an opportunity to the women entrepreneurs across Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to expand their businesses, she said.


Speaking to business women, Samina said that expo will show window handmade embroidery, dresses, jewellery, decoration pieces, traditional pots, and bridal accessories made by women entrepreneurs.


She said that women have the potential to recognise their skills at national and international level all they need is opportunity. We have planned this event so that women can offer their products and services in a better way.


Samina Fazil said that our main objective is to facilitate poor segment of the society, especially women, to help them stand their own feet and earn livelihood for their family.


Fair had been designed to promote the skills of businesswomen and give them an opportunity to learn from their counterparts, she said.


Samina said that the participants would be given free consultancy services during event and would be encouraged to build joint ventures with the visiting businesswomen.


She said that government institutions and banks should lend money to active women to promote their businesses as they have outstanding record of returning loans in time.