Official Launch of Activities and General Assembly of the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries in South Zone-Kandahar Province

Date and Time: March 5th  2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Provincial Official Ghazi Amanullah Khan Hall, Kandahar Province

Contact:, +93(0) 706 323 379

Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries (AWCCI) officially launched its Activities and General Assembly in Kandahar province on March 5th, 2018 at the Provincial Official Hall, Kandahar 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. Zalmai Wesa Governor of Kandahar province, Kandahar province Provincial Council Director Mr. Said Jan Khakrizwal, Kandahar province Women Affair Director Ms. Roqia Achakzai, Kandahar Province Commerce Director Mr. Alauddin Hamidi and Ms. Manizha Wafeq President and Co-Founder of AWCCI.

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