RCCI and WCCI sign Memorandum of Understanding to promote women’s empowerment


Rawalpindi – Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) and Rawalpindi Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (WCCI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at providing a platform to enhance their networking and excel in the field of entrepreneurship. RCCI President Ch Nadeem A Rauf and WCCI President Uzma Shahid signed and exchanged a Memorandum of Understanding during a ceremony held at Rawalpindi Chamber. RCCI Senior Vice President Asim Mahmood Malik, Vice President Tallat Awan, WCCI Founding President Asma Kanwal, Past President Neelum Khalid, Vice President Noreen Tariq and General Secretary Junaid Yousaf were also present at the ‘opportunity. As part of the agreement, the two organizations will provide all kinds of support and cooperation to facilitate and empower female members with a platform to connect in Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer meetings. (B2C).

RCCI President Nadeem Rauf said creating opportunity and empowering women in entrepreneurship has always been the Chamber’s priority. He said that RCCI, being a proactive business facilitation entity, has always taken the lead in bringing women entrepreneurs into the mainstream of the economy.

According to the agreement, the two chambers will strengthen mutual cooperation to help women entrepreneurs in business development, he said.

We will work together to develop recommendations to the government to accelerate trade activities and exports, he added.

WCCI Chairman Uzma Shahid said they would make joint efforts to promote a positive image of Pakistan and boost SMEs, trade, investment, exports and tourism.


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