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Trade fair for women entrepreneurs tomorrow

July 09, 2012

Visitors looking at different stalls at a previous WBDC trade festival in Peshawar. - File photo

PESHAWAR: The Women Business Development Centre (WBDC) will organise a three-day exhibition ‘Summer Trade Fair-II’ from Tuesday (tomorrow), showcasing products of skilled women entrepreneurs from different parts of the country.

Briefing media persons here on Sunday, the centre’s project manager, Ms Nabeela Farman, said that the event had been designed to promote handicrafts prepared by skilled women entrepreneurs of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and those from other parts of the country.

She said that the exhibition being arranged in collaboration with Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) was aimed at promoting the soft-image of the province. She said that provincial minister for industries would inaugurate the trade fair in a local hotel here on July 10.

She said that over 50 stalls would be set up in the exhibition showcasing products of women entrepreneurs from Chitral, Haripur, Mardan, Bannu, D.I. Khan, Peshawar, Multan, Bahawalpur and Islamabad.

Flanked by other WBDC staff members, she said that the event would also provide an opportunity to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s women entrepreneurs to develop linkages with their counterparts from other parts of the country.—Bureau Report