PESHAWAR - Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA) in collaboration with Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WCCI) organised a one-day exhibition of the products of young women entrepreneurs at Institute of Management Sciences (IM-Sciences).

The objective behind the exhibition titled ‘Expo Vill’ was the creation of awareness among young women entrepreneurs and promotion of business ideas. A total of 40 stalls were installed in the exhibition where the young women entrepreneurs including students have showcased their products for visitors. The exhibition was jointly inaugurated by president WCCI Nasira Lugmani and provincial chief SMEDA, Javed Iqbal Khattak and Nabeela Farman. On this occasion, Nabeela Farman, a former Project Manager, Women Business Development Centre (WBDC) highlighted the importance and objectives of the exhibition before the chief guest.

The WCCI chairperson, Nasira Lugmani and Provincial Chief SMEDA also visited different stalls established in the exhibition and appreciated the work of the young women entrepreneurs.

Speaking on the occasion, Nasira Lugmani said that the products manufactured by the women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have been appreciated across the world and their products have been showcased in different countries of the world. She said that the time is not far away when the women of the province will market their products shoulder to shoulder with their male counterparts, which will help generating employment opportunity for women in the country.

Later, the chief guest distributed certificates among all stallholders of the exhibition and also presented shield on behalf of SMEDA and IM-Sciences.