Publish dateMonday 15 August 2022 - 15:26
Story Code : 257167
By focusing on women
The manager of Rabia Balkhi women's market in Mazar-e-Sharif city, which has 60 shops, while pointing out that the shops of this market are open every day from 8 am to 6 pm, says: this market is the best place for women to shop with peace of mind. It is, but the authorities should provide better facilities and conditions for working women in order to support those more.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) - Mazar-Sharif: Rabia Balkhi women's market located in the center of Mazar-Sharif is one of the places for entrepreneurship and buying goods, especially clothes and accessories for women.
Women are selling everything from handicrafts to food and domestic products.
Abideh Fawzi, the manager of this women's, says: the shops of this bazaar They operate every day from 8 am to 6 pm. The bazaar where you can find goods such as handicrafts, food and other national products.
According to him; Investors and entrepreneurs in this market need financial assistance and institutional projects so that they can take better steps for the prosperity of sewing, weaving and domestic food products; This is despite the fact that some institutions have used the capacity here just to complete their project survey, but no benefit is given to the sellers of this market.
Mrs. Fawzi has complained about the lack of green space in this big place and asks the local authorities and institutions that work for the development of industry and domestic production to take the necessary measures to improve the appearance of this market.
Nasira Aziri, one of the officials of the confectionery factory, stating that it provides the confectionery products needed for the women's market every day, says: Most of the orders of the people of Mazar-e-Sharif and other neighboring provinces are produced and distributed by her factory.
Maryam Sadat, who is in charge of the Sadat Handicrafts Factory and one of the shopkeepers of this market, expresses her concern about the decrease in the sale of industrial and especially local clothes and says: Although her goods and productions are delicately crafted and are among the best fibers available in the market but due to the unstable economic situation of the country, their price is equal to the price of several types of normal clothes; In this sense, his domestic production has decreased.
She further adds: In the past years, 50 weavers were working in his factory; But currently twenty of them are inactive.
Tolo Barmaki, one of the buyers in the women's bazaar of Rabia Balkhi, expresses her satisfaction with the activity of such stores in the prevailing economic conditions in the country and says: This bazaar is the best place for women to come and buy their favorite clothes.
He, who buys most of his purchases from this market, says: Today, they came to this market with their children and guests to eat and have fun. Because it is a suitable and safe place for women to attend.
It should be mentioned that the authorities of the Islamic Emirate in Mazar-e-Sharif did not prevent women from participating in the markets and they continue their economic activities freely.
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