PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakthunkhwa government has approved a mega project worth Rs133.36 million to help women entrepreneurs associated with garments sector in the province.
The approval was given by Provincial Working Development Party (PWDP) after it was pending for the last three years. “PWDP has approved Rs133.36 million for this long-awaited project and hoped that the finance department would soon issue necessary funding for it,” official sources told APP.
During the previous fiscal year, Rs34.99 million was released for expenditure, whereas Rs30 million have been allocated in the current fiscal year.
Once completed, the project is set to benefit thousands of women besides alleviating poverty and generating employment opportunities, especially in the rural areas of the province.
Published in The Express Tribune, September 10th, 2019.