Saturday, February 4

First Women Bank president calls on SBI chairperson

KARACHI: Sindh Board of Investment (SBI) Chairperson MsNaheedMemon has said the Sindh government is encouraging the women section for their empowerment.

She said this while talking to President First Women Bank of Pakistan (FWBP), MsTahiraRaza at her office here. The SBI chairperson said that she intended to establish Women Investment Fund to facilitate the women section to start their new businesses.

The First Women Bank and other banks can join some of the products of the proposed project, she added, the proposed fund can act as a running operational facility for the women who wanted to use it for their businesses.

The President of FWB appreciated the proposal of the chairperson SBI and discussed various programs about the welfare of women senior citizens and transgenders. Tahira also suggested the establishment of day-care centers to look after the children of working women and observed that the women can operate the day-care centers in better manner.

She also proposed to prepare curriculum for the day-care centers as well as the women who want to launch their new businesses they be provided maximum possible incentives. The SBI chairperson agreed to hold next meeting with FWB President to further discuss the progress and related matters about the proposed projects in the next week.