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Hunza: Women should progress without fear and hate, says GBLA Speaker Wazir Baig

Donor support has been crucial in building the culture of women entrepreneurship in the region which has traditionally been dominated by men

A large number of women in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan have started small businesses to support their families by contributing to the household income. In many cases, they are sole bread winners for their families
A large number of women in different parts of Gilgit-Baltistan have started small businesses to support their families by contributing to the household income. In many cases, they are sole bread winners for their families

PT Report

Hunza, May 9: Speaker Wazir Baig said that women of Gilgit-Baltistan are full of potentials and gradually they are playing an important role in the development of the region. He said that the women and men of the society need to progress by leaving fear and hatred behind and moving towards a more equal society. He was speaking at an entrepreneurship conference organized by AKRSP and KADO, here in Hunza Valley.

The Speaker, who is an elected representative from the area, thanked the two organizations for bringing women from across Gilgit-Baltistan to Hunza for sharing entrepreneaurial experiences. He said that in many spheres women are working shoulder-to-shoulder with men.

The impact of the entrepreneurial spirit can be increased by enabling access to local, national and international markets
The impact of the entrepreneurial spirit can be increased by enabling access to local, national and international markets

Speaking at the occasion, Belgium’s ambassador, Peter Claes said that his country’s government would extend every possible support for development of the women of Pakistan. He said that Belgium wants to maintain a friendly relationship with the country.

The entreprenurship conference, which also included a display of handicrafts and artisans-at-work show was attended by women entrpreneaurs from Astore, Ghizar, Gilgit, Baltistan and Hunza-Nagar.

Donor support has been crucial in building the culture of women entrepreneurship in the region which has traditionally been dominated by men
Donor support has been crucial in building the culture of women entrepreneurship in the region which has traditionally been dominated by men
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