The ICCI in collaboration with Aurat Foundation on Thursday launched a project titled “Enhancing Women Economic Empowerment through Skills Development and Capacity Building”, which is a USAID funded project under its Gender Equity Programme. The ICCI would undertake many initiatives under this project to promote women entrepreneurship in the region. Addressing the launching ceremony, ICCI President Khalid Iqbal Malik said that the project would go a long way in enhancing the economic empowerment of women through their skills enhancement and capacity building. He said ICCI has already taken many initiatives for women entrepreneurs including establishment a Women Business Growth Centre in collaboration with UNIDO Pakistan and assured that ICCI would continue to work for the economic empowerment of women so that they could play effective role in the development of the country.
Reporter. ICCI launches project to promote women entrepreneurship. The Nation, January 15, 2017.