Pak-China women trade bodies sign accord

Karachi, June 07, 2013 (PPI-OT): A historic memorandum of cooperation (MoC) has been signed between Sindh Women Chamber and Women Entrepreneur Association (WEA) of Yunnan Province of China in Kunming on Friday for bilateral cooperation of the women entrepreneurs of the two neighbouring countries.

According the FPCCI spokesman the MoC has been signed by the FPCCI’s delegate Rizwana Shahid who is also President of Sindh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the President of WEA.

The signing ceremony was held on the sideline of 8th China South Asia Business Forum commenced in Kunming. The meeting is jointly organized by CCPIT, SCCI and People’s Government of Yunnan Province as well as undertaken by CCPIT Yunnan Sub Council and Yunnan Provincial Women Federation.

President FPCCI Zubair Ahmed Malik and Patron In-Chief Pak-China Business Council and Vice President Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) Tariq Sayeed, Vice Presidents FPCCI Shaheen Ilyas Sarwana and Gulzar Firoz were also present on the occasion.

According to the MoC focusing on entrepreneurship and regional cooperation, both sides will promote Inter-regional-trade, exchanges of women entrepreneurs, promote development of SME enterprises and women’s employment, both the sides by performing mutual visits and developing the training increase the women investment, both sides will participate in fairs and exhibitions in China and Pakistan to explore opportunities and have access to the each other’s markets, promote exchange of enterprise culture, technology and accelerate technology progress and innovation, improve the gender consciousness of society and maintain women staff’s rights and interest, create good social environment on women’s entrepreneurship and employment and equally participating in economic and social development, strengthen multilevel conversation and establish practical and friendly

For more information, contact:
Syed Masood Alam Rizvi
Secretary General
Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
B-1, Federation House, Main Clifton Road,
Karachi-75600, Pakistan
Tel: 0092-21-35873691, 93-94
Fax: +9221 3587 4332

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