Helvetas role crucial for strengthening rural economy

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Islamabad

Country head Helvetas Swiss Inter-cooperation Pakistan,Dr. Arjumand Nizami has said the role of Helvetas is crucial in strengthening the rural economy in Pakistan for providing employment and health facilities to the common man.

In a rural economy, women’s economic empowerment,employment and provision of basic living facilities have always been our top priority of Helvetas Swiss Inter-cooperation Pakistan, Country head Helvetas Swiss Inter-cooperation Pakistan,Dr. Arjumand Nizami said this while addressing to the handing over ceremony of the equipment for technologically up-gradation of the Provincial Health Development Centre (PHDC) facility in Lahore and its sub-centres in Lahore, Sheikhupura, Gujranwala and Sargodha.

She said that economic empowerment of women and provision of food to children is an integral part of rural and urban economy and our organization is committed to provide basic facilities of the life to the people, said a press release isused here.

Dr. Arjumand Nizami said that Helvetas is committed to a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.—APP