FWCCI to organize conference on women’s economic empowerment


Faisalabad Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FWCCI) will organize a conference on the role of women in the national economy and women empowerment here on May 30.

The theme of one-day conference to be held under the auspices of Faisalabad Chamber was ‘Women Economy-Empowering World’, said a press release issued by FWCCI.

The conference would be attended by the presidents of 24 women’s chambers across the country, members of the executive body, foreign ambassadors and key members of the government’s economic team, President FWCCI Nighat Shahid said. Nighat said that Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail would be the chief guest in the conference besides whom other ministers, including Federal Minister for Commerce Syed Naveed Qamar would address the session.

She said that the conference, which would be attended by experts in their fields, would focus on the role of women in the national economy, women’s business, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), trade and taxes and business facilitation for women. —APP