RAWALPINDI: Creating business opportunities and empowering women in entrepreneurship has always been Chamber’s priority. The Women Business Incubation Centre (WBIC) will help women entrepreneurs to establish and run their own businesses.
This was stated by Raja Amer Iqbal, President, The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) while addressing a large gathering of women entrepreneurs here on Wednesday. He said that the main purpose of this initiative was to provide women a platform to excel in the field of entrepreneurship. Construction work has been completed and the inauguration will take place by the end of July, he added. During an interactive session, Raja Amer Iqbal highlighted the key features of WBIC and apprised women entrepreneurs related to the membership process of the chamber and provided guidance in detail.
He said that RCCI also plans to hold seminars, training programs and business plan competition to create awareness among Women Entrepreneurs and youth regarding product development, pricing, packaging and export marketing etc. Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector will serve as a key in boosting economic uplift of the country, he added.
Senior Vice President Rashid Waien, Vice President Asim Malik, Chairperson Women Entrepreneurship committee Mavish Afridi, chamber members and a large number of working women attended the informative session on WBIC.