Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Pak to help Bangla women entrepreneurs upgrade skills
Pak to help Bangla women entrepreneurs upgrade skills
13
May '15
Pakistan will support women businessmen in the garment sector in Bangladesh to upgrade their entrepreneurial skills, according to media reports in the two countries.

Pakistani high commissioner Shuja Alam and acting managing director of Bangladesh’s Micro Indisutries Development Assistance and Services (MIDAS) Mashi-ur-Rahman signed the agreement on behalf their respective organisations.

Under the contract, the Pakistani mission will provide funds for a three-week training course on enterprise and skill development for 60 small and mid-level women entrepreneurs in the garment sector, an official Bangladeshi statement said.

The participants of the training programme will be provided a proper marketing platform to sell their products as part of the course. MIDAS will also organise SME trade fairs in Dhaka and other districts in the country.

On completion of the project, a workshop involving participation of women entrepreneurs, business associations and financial institutions working for the uplift of women-run SMEs will be jointly organised by MIDAS and the High Commission.

Speaking at the function, High Commissioner Alam said integrating women SMEs in the mainstream economy remains a major concern among developing countries as due to resource constraints and lack of technical education, women in the SME sector find it difficult to use their skills in a more productive way. (SH)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Ralph Lauren ex-president Tiger of Sweden's new CEO

Hans-Christian Meyer, former president of Ralph Lauren Corporation,...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jun 2017

Uware Brands into licensing agreement with Polaroid

Uware Brands has entered into a licensing agreement with Polaroid for ...

Textiles | On 23rd Jun 2017

Casper raises total funding of $240 million

Casper, the global sleep company launched three years ago has...

Interviews View All

Rahul Bhadani
Looksgud

Navigating through catalogues is a bit hasslesome

Hannah Lane
Redress

Encouragement from brands will motivate supply chains to become more...

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search