KARACHI: A senior official of the State Bank of Pakistan has said that the central bank has been working to ensure economic empowerment and financial inclusion of women in the country.

“At State Bank we are part of daily conversations about the current difficult economic environment globally and in Pakistan, but being here and witnessing great positive initiatives taken for women empowerment sparks great hope and optimism for our future,” said Sima Kamil, the deputy governor of SBP.

According to a press release, she was speaking as a guest of honour at a programme organised by the women-led not-for-profit tech startup Circle in collaboration with L’Oréal under its L’Oréal Fund for Women programme.

The digital literacy programme aims at supporting women in vulnerable situations through digital literacy and entrepreneurial skills.

Published in Dawn, August 4th, 2022

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