Official Launch and General Assembly of the Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Balkh Province

Date and Time: January 28, 2018, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Venue: Provincial Council Hall, Balkh Province

Contact:, +93(0) 706 323 379

Afghanistan Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries officially launched its activities and General Assembly in the North Zone-Balkh province on January 28th, 2018 at the Provincial Council Hall, Balkh 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: Ms. Shahla Hadid Balkh province Women Affairs director, Ms. Shekiba Shekib Advisor to Governor of Balkh, Ms. Afsana Rahimi Chairperson Board of Director of AWCCI and Ms. Manizha Wafiq AWCCI President and Co-Founder.

In addition, Ms. Manizha presented “Bylaw” and Board of Director for Balkh province field office selected through voting