Stalls are being reserved for women in Sunday, Sasta Bazaars

The Minister for Women Development Department Punjab Hameeda Waheed-ud-Din has said that stalls are being reserved for women in Sunday and Sastay Bazaars across the province under Women Package.
She was talking to a delegation of Women Chambers of Commerce and Industry, led by its President Shazia Suleman, here Thursday. The other members of the delegation were Fakhra Hassan Senior Vice President, Dr. Shehla Javed Akram Founder President, Qaisra Sheikh Former President, Irum Shaheen, Rukhsana Khan, Ayesha Khuram, Falahat Imran and Mustafa Zaidi.
The Minister said that the Government attaches great importance to economic uplift and empowerment of women, for this purpose a number of steps have been taken. She said that in addition to establishing business facilitation centers, Women Expo is also being arranged. She stated that under interest-free loans, scheme of the government, more than 54% women have been provided loans so that they could stand on their own feet as well as support their families. She said that the basic purpose of setting up of Women Development Department is to safeguard the women’s rights and ensure implementation of measures in this regard. The Minister appreciated the cooperation of Women Chambers regarding setting up of stalls for women in Sastay and Sunday bazaars and research study to collect data of women venders.

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