Govt. taking multiple initiatives for economic empowerment of women. – Dr. SaniaNishtar

Dr. SaniaNishtar

Dr. SaniaNishtar, SAPM on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protectionsaid that the Pakistani women were very talented, goals-oriented, risk taker and entrepreneurial, therefore, the current government was taking multiple initiatives for enhancing their role in the development of the country.
She said that many components of Ehsaas Program were dedicated to empower the women and uplift their living standards. She said that the 50 percent plus agenda of Ehsaas programs was aimed at improving the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. She said that empowerment of women was beneficial for society and the economy and the government was determined to lift 7 million poorest women in Pakistan out of poverty and help them achieve their potential. She asked ICCI to join hands with Ehsaas program for further betterment of women in society.She was addressing as Chief Guest the International Women’s Day celebrated at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI). Mishal Hussain Malick Chairperson Peace and Cultural Organization, Salma Marwat Khan Jeep Rally Champion, Nasira Begum a self-made woman entrepreneur, Ayesha Gull ASP Traffic Police Islamabad, large number of women from all walks of life including university students participated in the event.