A graceful sewing machine and financial assistance cheques distribution ceremony was arranged for trainees of Women Empowerment Center (WEC) of Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) in the vicinity of Rawalpindi known as Dhoke Paracha on Wednesday.
While paying tribute to the working women, Managing Director PBM Malik Zaheer Abbas expressed that country’s prosperity and uplift is directly related to women’s participation in different spheres of life.
He was of the view that women of Pakistan have really come forward and proved their worth in all walks of life. “It’s much needed in present circumstances for their financial empowerment enabling them to undertake their own business ventures and help their families extricate from poverty trap”, he added.
Asserting Prime Minister Imran Khan’s resolution for the empowerment and wellbeing of poor populace of the country, Malik showed commitment to the expansion of WECs in order to accommodate the maximum poor women. He informed that the PBM has been taking tangible measures for the promotion and protection of women rights by accommodating them in the fields of healthcare, education, rehabilitation and self-reliance with its 160 WECs throughout the country.
On the occasion, Managing Director PBM distributed sewing machines and financial assistance cheques as a part of monthly stipends as well as sewing machines and certificates among the position holder trainees of PBM’s Women Empowerment Centre.
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