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Women products’ exhibition kicks off in Kabul

Women products’ exhibition kicks off in Kabul

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Feb 08, 2018 - 17:05

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A two-day exhibition showcasing industrial goods produced by female workers or companies owned by womeninfo-icon kicked off in capital Kabul on Thursday.

Munizha Wafiq, Afghanistaninfo-icon Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) head for women, said the exhibition named “Women in Economy” was arranged with the support of USAIDinfo-icon project “Promote.”

She said products of companies owned by women or companies where mostly women worked were on the display at the show.

The products on display included different verities of clothes, food items such as sauces, jams, medicines, dairy products, cakes, sweet, jewelry and electric products.

The ACCI head for women said 30 businesswomen had put their products on display in 30 stalls at the show and people could see them today and tomorrow.

Mohammad Younis Momand, ACCI deputy head for business products administration, said women needed support to promote their businesses and products.

He asked people to use domestic products because it could promote local production and industry.

Zarafat, a businesswoman and owner of Sandwich Sabz Company, said she launched her business three month backs by producing food items.

Her company produced different types of sandwiches of high quality and beneficial for healthinfo-icon.

Similar exhibitions have already been inaugurated in Herat City, Mazar-i-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar City.

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