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Bamyan to get first women bazaar: Mayor

Bamyan to get first women bazaar: Mayor

Apr 12, 2015 - 17:49

BAMYAN (Pajhwok): Womeninfo-icon in central Bamyan on Sunday welcomed setting up of first women bazaar in the province, saying they would be able to go shopping without any concerns.

The land for the market that would contain around 20 shops was allocated for free by the Bamyan municipality to the women association in the province.

Women would sell their handicrafts as well as agricultural products in the market that would be reserved for them, an official said.

Eng. Khadem Hussain Fitrar, Bamyan mayor, told Pajhwok Afghan News the market was aimed at promoting women’s businesses in private sector.

Khadija 45 said with the launch of this market, they would become more comfortable in shopping. “Sometimes women cannot buy things from men’s shops. Such shops would make it easier for us.”

Uzra Lali, head of Sulsal Association which is working to promote women handicrafts, said monthly rent of a shop in the province was 10,000 afghanis which they could not afford to pay.

She said with the construction of this market, women would be free from paying any rents and it was a good opportunity for their businesses to flourish.





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