Publish dateSaturday 24 September 2022 - 15:08
Story Code : 258981
businesswomen seek market for their products in Herat
Businesswomen in western Herat seeking government’s support so that they could sell their products in domestic and international markets.
Afghan voice Agency(AVA)_Monitoring, Zainab Mohammadi, a woman in the weaving business, told Pajhwok Afghan News she started her work from home and with cooperation from the NGO called Wadan, her venture flourished.

Mohammadi urged the incumbent administration to provide them with facilities for the revival of their businesses.

Faqirian believed if conditions for women’s business activities were changed and facilities provided, they could sell their products in domestic and international markets. This would help improve the country’s economy, she hoped.

The entrepreneur claimed her products were famous abroad and had many customers. Domestically, however, their sales were zero, she regretted.

Nargis Hashimi, director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Herat, said they had arranged various fairs and exhibitions for the marketing of women’s handicrafts.

According to Hashimi, they are striving to provide training to the women interested in reinvigorating their businesses.

Mullah Hafizullah Hafiz, an official of the Information and Culture Department, said the local administration always supported businesswomen.

He added a string of exhibitions had been launched for the improvement and marketing of women’s handicrafts in this province.

Efforts were being made to facilitate handicraft exports to different countries in coordination with the women’s chamber of commerce.
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