Official Launch of Activities and General Assembly of the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries in Herat Province

Date and Time: February 27th 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Provincial Official Hall, Herat Province

Contact:, +93(0) 706 323 379

Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries (AWCCI) officially launched its Activities and General Assembly in Herat province on February 27th 2018, at the Provincial Official Hall, Herat province.

Afghan businesswomen established an advocacy platform, Leading Entrepreneurs for Afghanistan’s Development (LEAD), in 2013, to effectively reflect businesswomen concerns and interests in the national policies. LEAD was changed to AWCCI. The change was approved by the High Economic Council, chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, on March 12, 2017.

Key speeches delivered by the following individuals: H.E. Governor of Herat province Mr. Mohammad Asif Rahimi, Director of Women Affair Herat Province Ms. Aziza Karimi, Deputy Governor Ms. Monisa Hasanzada, Ms. Nahid Hamidi Trade Vice Chair of Board of Director AWCCI and Ms. Manizha Wafeq AWCCI President and Co-Founder.

In addition, Ms. Wafeq will presented “Bylaw” and five Board of Directors for Herat province field office selected through voting.