President urges businessmen to take steps for women empowerment


President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged businessmen and industrialists to take steps for the financial inclusion and empowerment of women and persons with disabilities by employing them in their organizations.

Talking to a delegation of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Islamabad on Thursday, he said the government has allocated one hundred billion rupees under Kamyab Jawan Program in order to help the youth, women and persons with disabilities establish their own businesses.

Later a delegation comprising women representatives from Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Attock Chambers of Commerce and Industries also called on President Dr. Arif Alvi and discussed measures to raise awareness amongst people about breast cancer.

Source: Radio Pakistan