Overall development of the country is not possible without the development of women: District Commissioner Mujibar
Deputy Commissioner of Sylhet. Mujibur Rahman said, at first, it was thought that women would work only in handicrafts, some cottages and small industries on a very small scale. But gradually that idea has changed. Women have come forward with great initiatives. Women entrepreneurs are also participating in government procurement, although the number is not high but it is increasing day by day. Currently, the government has announced various incentives to promote women entrepreneurs, the opportunities of which can only be taken by women entrepreneurs. There are several financing schemes for women.
He also said that the overall development of the country is not possible without the development of women. That is why the current government is working on the economic, social and political empowerment of women to realize the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He also praised Sylhet Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He said the above words on Wednesday (October 12) in the chief guest speech at the closing ceremony of training on natural dyeing on October 8-12 organized by Sylhet Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry and in collaboration with Small and Medium Industries Foundation.
Under the chairmanship of Sylhet Women Chamber of Commerce President Swarnlata Roy and moderated by Kites Masood, the special guests spoke – Shahina Akhtar, Women Affairs Officer of Sylhet Women’s Directorate, Shamima Nargis, Additional Director of Bangladesh Bank.
Among others present were: Trainer Naima Islam, Chamber Director Beauty Burman, Rabeya Akhtar Rhea, Nasreen Begum, Chamber Member Salsabila Kanta, Nilufar Yasmin Neela, IT Officer Meenakshi Pal, Assistant IT Officer Shatabdi Roy Rhea and others. 30 women entrepreneurs were trained in natural dyeing training and certificated at the end of the training.