Pakistan Embassy, Seoul arranges forum for Pak-Korean women entrepreneurs

Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Niger

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In celebration of Women’s Day, the Embassy of Pakistan in Seoul organised a forum for women entrepreneurs of Pakistan and Republic of Korea to explore collaboration between women-led businesses in Pakistan and Republic of Korea.

The distinguished panel of speakers at the event consisted of Chairperson of the Committee on Gender Equality and Family of the National Assembly, Ms. Choun Sook Jung and Secretary Board of investment, Ms. Fareena Mazhar who spoke about the role of women leaders in promoting women empowerment in the business world and workplace.

In their presentations, CEO of PCL Inc Ms. Kim Soyoun and Co-founder of Amco IT system Ms.Zarish Amjad briefed the participants on their respective journeys in establishing their companies and their success in male-dominated sector.

CEO of Earthman Fair Trade Company explained how their company was providing a platform for farmers and artisans from developing countries including Pakistan to sell their produce in the international market.

Pakistani and Korean entrepreneurs discussed the economic opportunities created by women and how business can facilitate and promote opportunities for women in workplace including safe work environment, child care facilities and capacity building.

On the other hand, Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in Tillaberi region of Republic of Niger that resulted in loss of so many precious lives. The government and people of Pakistan extend their deepest sympathies and condolences to the bereaved families and pray for the speedy recovery of those injured. Pakistan reiterates its unequivocal condemnation of terrorism in all forms and manifestations. We reaffirm our strong support and solidarity with the government and people of Niger in this moment of grief

 

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