Women-led businesses need support to boost entrepreneurship

Published : 05 Jul 2022 08:21 PM

Speakers at an event called for promoting women-led enterprises in the interest of the country’s development. They viewed that women-owned enterprises in the country have long faced different problems in their business. They have come a long way despite facing social and economic barriers.

They need support in the interest of development of entrepreneurship in Bangladesh.

Provide technical training in fields like skill development and help find market outlets for them; eliminate gender discrimination in business field, they observed. 

“Facilitate loan provision for women entrepreneurs through banks; enhance social position of women and stem social abuse and exploitation of women”, they said this addressing the opening of ‘Grand Eid Exhibition 2022’ in Chattogram city. 

Organized by Uddokta Chattogram, the two-day exhibition concluded at the Dalia Hall of Peninsula Hotel today (Monday). It aimed at facilitating the smooth buying for the customers amid the hot weather.   

Different dresses, ornaments, various room decorating materials and lifestyle goods were put on display at the exhibition.    

Mayor of Chattogram City Corporation M Rezaul Karim Chowdhury attended as the chief guest at the inaugural function. 

Helal Akbor Chowdhury Babor, one of the key persons of ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury Foundation, inaugurated the event, which was chaired by Sonia Azad, Founder of Uddokta Chattogram. 

Babor, also former deputy finance secretary of Jubo League, appreciated the initiative, saying that it has provided relief to the people in their busy life and also benefitted them in different ways.

Sonia Azad in her address stressed on taking necessary steps for economic empowerment of women. 

Most of the participants, who took part at the event, were women entrepreneurs. The event was organized to help the women entrepreneurs participate in it for free and facilitate the creation of their customers throughout the year.    

Women’s Concept was among the associate partner of the event.