Official Launch of the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Nangarhar Province

Date and Time: February 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Provincial Official Hall, Nangarhar Province

Contact:, +93(0) 706 323 379

Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AWCCI) officially launched its Activities and General Assembly in Nangarhar province on February 19, 2018, at the Provincial Official Hall, Nangarhar 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. Mr. Gulab Mangal Governor of Nangarhar province, Nangarhar province Women Affair Director Ms. Anisa Omrani, Nangarhar Province Commerce Director Mr. Shir Alam, AWCCI Trade Vice Chair of  Board of Directors Ms. Nahid Hamidi and Ms. Manizha Wafeq AWCCI President and Co-Founder.

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