Date: June 24th, 2018
Venue: Balkh province Commerce and Industry Directorate
Following Official Launch and Activities in North Zone; Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) North Zone-Balkh office physically launched on 24 of June 2018 with warm participation of Mr. Sher Ahmad Sepahezada, Director of Balkh Commerce and Industry Directorate, Mr. Ahmad Wali Sangar, Economic Advisor of Balkh Governor office, Mr. Serajuddin Mehrban, Director of Balkh Agriculture and Irrigation Directorate, Ms. Shekiba Shekib, Chair of AWCCI North Zone-Balkh Board of Directors, and Gender officer of Governor Office, Mr. Nasratullah Wafa, Trade Manager at Balkh Directorate of Commerce and Industry, AWCCI-Balkh office Board members and Zone Manager Ms. Tamana Farewar and staffs of Balkh Directorate of Commerce and Industry.
In the launch, Mr. Sangar announced the Balkh Governor’s office support in economical and legal section. He congratulated the Balkh women’s economic and commercial development through the launch of AWCCI in this zone. Based on MoU singed between AWCCI and Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC), the Directorate announced their cooperation with AWCCI-Balkh office. The Directorate of Agriculture and Irrigation delighted from the physical launch of AWCCI-Balkh office, and announced their cooperation in agriculture section with AWCCI-Balkh office.
The Afghanistan Women Chambers of Commerce and Industry-Balkh office started its commercial and legal activities in May 2018 in Mazar-e-Sharif with Zone Manager Ms. Tamana Farewar. The office is located in Balkh Directorate of commerce and Industry. AWCCI started its activities for economic empowerment of Afghanistan businesswomen as women are economic activist not economic beneficiaries.