Led by its President, Ms. Rizwana Asif a delegation of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce & industry (IWCCI) visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) on Friday. The visiting delegation exchanged issues of bilateral interests with President ICCI Ahmed Hassan Moughal, on economic empowerment of women through fostering a culture for promoting women entrepreneurship. The delegation comprised, Senior Vice President IWCCI Ms. Nasir Ali, Vice President Ms. Neelum Nayab and others. Senior Vice President ICCI Rafat Farid and Vice President Iftikhar Anwar Sethi were also present on the occasion. Addressing the IWCCI delegation, Ahmed Hassan Moughal said that women accounted for almost half of country’s total population and stressed that government should focus on bringing them in the economic mainstream for sustainable growth of the country. He urged that government should take policy measures to create a conductive environment for promoting women entrepreneurs so that they could play effective role in the economic development of the country. Ahmed Hassan Moughal said that our women were highly talented and government should create better opportunities for them to excel in field of their choice. He emphasized that policy measures should be taken to foster an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs. Published in Daily Times, January 12th 2019.