UN-APCICT, ICCI to facilitate women entrepreneurs

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Asian and Pacific Training Centre for ICT for Development of UN (UN-APCICT) and Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) have agreed to facilitate women entrepreneurs to expand their businesses by using the latest ICT tools, which were very helpful in reaching out to regional and international markets.

UN-APCICT Director Hyeun-Suk Rhee along with Pakistan Institute of ICTs for Development Chief Executive Ammar Jaffri has recently visited ICCI office in Islamabad.

On the occasion, he said that the UN-APTCICT is working in 30 countries to promote capacity building in the use of ICT with the aim of inclusive and sustainable economic development.

She also said that they have come to Pakistan with the specific mandate to explore the possibilities of partnerships for capacity building of women entrepreneurs in the use of ICTs and they could develop customized training programmes in Pakistan based on the needs assessment of women entrepreneurs.

Both the sides discussed various options to join hands for facilitating women entrepreneurs to expand their businesses by using the latest ICT tools, which were very helpful in reaching out to regional and international markets.

Ammar Jaffri said that UN-APCICT has already been working on capacity building of civil servants and development of future leaders by focusing on youth and now it was interested in supporting the women entrepreneurs through their capacity building in the use of ICT.


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Published in: Volume 05 Issue 48

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