Date: May 22, 2018
Venue: Kabul Municipality, Mayor Office
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Kabul Municipality and Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) on May 22, 2018. The MoU singed by Mr. Abdullah Habibzai, the Mayor of Kabul and Ms. Manizha Wafeq, President and Co-Founder of the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI). The signing ceremony was attended by Ms. Afsana Rahimi, Chairperson of Board of Director of AWCCI, Ms. Parwarish Oryakhail Business Development Services Director, Ms. Sahar Hamdard Director of Planning and Policy of Kabul Municipality, and Ms. Shazia Stanekzai Public and International Relations officer of AWCCI were also among the participants.
Mr. Abdullah Habibzai welcomed the attendees and added that Kabul Municipality wants to work closely with all women to advance their economy by providing job opportunities in this organization and through other organizations such as AWCCI. By signing this MoU our cooperation will be enhanced and our administration can cooperate to introduce women to participate in various exhibitions. He proposed only agriculture and dairy regular Bazar’s should be organized and they can help finding women and places of Bazar’s through their district offices.
In her words Ms. Manizha Wafeq expressed her gratitude by signing the MoU. She added that we have planned Juma Bazars as well in two parks in First Macroreyan and Third Macroreyan.
The discussion also brought the Share Naw Park construction issue that after its completion can be submitted to Kabul Municipality. By then they will send its maintenance and other activities to procurement process and women can participate in this process as well.
He sought AWCCI’s help to spread the word on female recruitment in various fields in the Municipality.
At the end Mr. Abdullah Habibzai expressed his willingness to cooperate with AWCCI