Convention highlights successful women entrepreneurs

President Dr Arif Alvi and first lady Samina Alvi were chief guests

News Desk March 10, 2022


Kamyab jawan's youth entrepreneurship scheme has disbursed 3 billion worth of loans to women entrepreneurs across the country.

These loans will empower the women of this country and will also create employment under all these businesses generated. Around 400 million rupees have been awarded to women entrepreneurs in the agriculture sector.

The women in business have received 25 crore rupees to either initiate their business or to expand, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar while speaking at an event titled “Kamyab Khatoon Convention” held in Islamabad in collaboration with the First Women Bank to mark the International Women's Day. The Kamyab Khatoon is a special initiative of the Kamyab Jawan Pakistan youth entrepreneurship scheme.

President Dr Arif Alvi and first lady Samina Alvi were the chief guests.

First Women Bank Ltd. is actively involved in the government loan schemes ie Kamyab Jawan Youth entrepreneurship scheme and the Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar wherein its main target are women borrowers. It is evident from the fact that alone under the Kamyab Jawan Programme almost 50 per cent of the total disbursements have been made to the women entrepreneurs.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 10th, 2022.


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