Australia to help women entrepreneurs
Senior Trade Commissioner of Australian Trade Commission Nicola Watkinson has said that Australia is keen to empower women entrepreneurs of Pakistan so that they can play active role in economic uplift of the country.
She said that empowerment of women always has a very positive impact on the society and the issue cannot be emphasized more.
Talking to Samina Fazil, founder president IWCCI, Zakia Hashmi, President IWCCI and others, she said that Australia will extend all possible support to the delegation of artisans being sent there by TDAP.
Nicola Watkinson said that chances of cooperation between fashion industries of both countries are very bright and related people from Australia would be sent to Pakistan to apprise local industry of the trends in Australia. She said that women empowerment initiatives undertaken by the Pakistani government have sent very positive signals around world. Empowering women will help improve quality of life of people by reducing poverty in Pakistan, she said, adding that we aim at strengthening entrepreneurial and technical skills of women so that they can become more competitive.