ISLAMABAD: Women entrepreneurs from Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IWCCI) came to the table with Ehsaas at Pak-China Friendship Centre in Islamabad to explore the collaborative opportunities aimed at supporting artisanal women. The meeting was convened jointly by Dr Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation and Amir Ali, Chairman of Capital Development Authority, to support women entrepreneurs under the Ehsaas programme. The deliberations explored options for supporting the Women Chamber under the Ehsaas framework.
The Women Chamber brought light to the pressing need for the display centre in the capital to showcase and promote the work of artisanal women from far flung areas. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister and Chairman CDA assured that they will explore the suitable sites in Islamabad for setting up display centre exclusively for artisanal women. Speaking at the occasion, Dr Nishtar remarked, “Ehsaas is determined to foster the economic empowerment of women and their uplifting in society. In this context, the display centre will have massive potential.