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Seminar on "Importance of Education for Visually Impaired Persons"

Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot and @sccisialkot hosted the 3rd Annual Meeting of ‘Travel to Light’ (an organization working for the welfare and education of visually impaired community) on October 22nd, 2022. The purpose of the meeting was to emphasize the “Importance of Literacy for Visually Impaired Persons”. Blind Persons from various institutions participated in the event.

Dr. Mariam Nouman, President WCCIS, Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Malik, President SCCI, Mrs. Gulzaib Waqas, S.V. President WCCIS, Ms. Irum Naz, CEO Travel to Light, Ms. Lubna Tubsim, Chairperson Legal Aid Committee and others attended the Meeting.

Visit of Phillipnes Ambassador and Consul Punjab

H.E Maria Agnes M. Cervantes (Charge d’ Affaires a.i ), Honorary Consul Punjab Fahdel Sheikh, and members of the economic team of embassy of Phillipines to Pakistan visited Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot and The Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry on October 20th,2022. Ms. Lubna Tubsim, Chairperson, Mrs. Nadia Qaiser, Exec Committee Member, Ms. Omaima Alvi, Secretary General warmly welcomed the honorary guests.

Seminar on "Breast Cancer Awareness"

Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot hosted a seminar “Breast Cancer Awareness” in collaboration with Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital on October 18th, 2022.

Dr. Mariam Nouman, President, Ms. Lubna Tubsim, Chairperson & Shaukat Khanum Ambassador, Mrs. Nadia Qaiser, EC Member welcomed the team of Doctors & speakers from Shaukat Khanum. Many valuable members of WCCIS attended the Seminar along with the female students and staff of notable universities of Sialkot.

Consultative Session with Women Development Department Punjab

Dr. Mariam Nouman, President WCCIS, Mrs. Shabnam Asif, Exec. Committee Member, Mrs. Nadia Qaiser, Exec Committee Member and Ms. Omaima Alvi, Secretary General attended a consultative session on “Working Women-Related matters in the Sialkot District” with Women Development Department Punjab on October 13th 2022 at Deputy Commissioner Office Sialkot.

Mr. Abdullah Khurram Niazi, Deputy Commissioner Sialkot, Ms. Sumaira Samad, Secretary Women Development Department Punjab, Mrs. Syeda Amna Maudoodi, Additional DC Finance, Gen. Shahid Abbas, Additional DC, Ms. Maham Usman, AC Sialkot, Ms. Asma Khalil, AC Human Resource and representatives from the sectors of health, law, justice, rescue, food, education et cetera attended the meeting.

Dr. Mariam Nouman carried out a detailed discussion on the shortage of women hostels and day care centers in Sialkot. Her views were highly endorsed by the DC sialkot and Secretary WDD Punjab.

Executive Committee Meeting September 2022

Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot held its Executive Committee Meeting for the month of September 2022 on September 26th, 2022.
Mrs. Gulzaib Awan (Senior Vice President WCCIS) chaired the meeting. Ms. Uzma Zaka (Executive Committee Member), Mrs. Nadia Qaiser (Executive Committee Member), Ms. Shabina Gilani (Executive Committee Member), Mrs. Shabnam Asif (Executive Committee Member) and Omaima Alvi (Secretary General) attended the meeting.

Visit of German Ambassador

On September 22nd, 2022, His Excellency Mr. Alfred Grannas, Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan, Ms. Dorota Berezicki, Cultural Counselor designated to Pakistan visited Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot and SCCI.

Dr. Mariam Nouman (President WCCIS), Mrs. Nadia Qaiser (Member Executive Committee), Ms. Shabina Gilani (Member Executive Committee) and Omaima Alvi (Secretary General WCCIS) warmly welcomed the honorable guests.

Annual General Meeting 2021-22

Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot held its Annual General Meeting 2021-22 on September 19th, 2022. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Mariam Nouman, President WCCIS.

Mrs. Gulzaib Awan (Senior Vice President WCCIS), Ms. Madeeha Faisal (Vice President WCCIS), Ms. Uzma Zaka (Executive Committee Member), Ms. Shabnam Asif (Executive Committee Member), Omaima Alvi (Secretary General WCCIS) and other valuable members attended the meeting.

Meeting with All Registered Members of WCCIS

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a meeting of all registered members of WCCIS on 27 July, 2022, to Evaluate the hardships of Women Owned Businesses & obstacles faced by Women Entrepreneurs and to have an overview about the registered member’s businesses & the categories of the businesses they belong to.

Introductory Meeting of Legal Aid Committee

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot’s Departmental Committee on Legal Aid held its first Introductory Meeting on 22nd July, 2022, to Elaborate the Role of the Legal Aid Committee for WCCIS and to assist the new members for registration & protocols of the registration with WCCIS.

Delegation from Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation Representatives visited the Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot on 19 July, 2022 to study and unpack the environment for women owned businesses & develop a better understanding regarding the role of networks & associations

Delegation from State Life of Insurance Corporation

A meeting was held with State Life Insurance Corporation on 27 June, 2022 to discuss about the ‘First Women Empowerment Centre of State Life’ and briefing of several insurance schemes and how it could benefit people & employees. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Mariam Nouman President WCCIS and attended by EC Members of WCCIS to discuss the agenda with guests.

State Life Event

Opening Ceremony of ‘First Women Empowerment Center in Silakot’

Seminar on outreach Expansion of Business through Amazon

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a seminar on June 20, 2022 on Outreach Expansion of Businesses through Amazon. Mr. Nakash Khan (CEO Paradigm) was the guest speaker for the Seminar. The seminar was chaired by Dr. Mariam Nouman President WCCIS & attended by Ms. Gulzaib Waqas Awan SVP WCCIS, Ms. Madiha Shah Faisal VP WCCIS, WCCIS registered members and students from GCWUS.

Seminar on 'Women Transgender Educational & Economic Empowerment'

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a seminar on ‘Women Transgender Educational & Economic Empowerment’ on 18 June, 2022. Dr. Muhammad Raheem Awan (DG Legal Aid & Justice Authority) attended the seminar as guest of honor.

Meeting with TDEA, Sudhaar Society and Women Workers Alliance Sialkot

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a meeting with TDEA, Sudhaar Society and Women Workers Alliance Sialkot on 1st June, 2022, to discuss Issues of working women, Progress Sharing of the organizations, Formation of Joint Working Group etc.

Session on 'Capacity Building of Women Entrepreneurs'

Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sialkot held a session in collaboration with State Bank of Pakistan for capacity building of Women Entrepreneurs on 19th April, 2022.

UN Women Delegation

A Delegation of UN Women and Norwegian Embassy Delegates visited Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot on 31st March, 2022 to discuss initiatives for entrepreneurship development in women for enhancing Women Economic Empowerment & Potential collaboration of WCCIS & UN Women in the said matter.

Session on 'Women Entrepreneurs Cluster Development'

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a session on 25th March, 2022 on ‘Women Entrepreneurs Cluster Development’.

International Women's Day 2022

‘Her Business Summit 2022’ in collaboration with University of Sialkot on 17th March, 2022 to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Visit of Sayed Yawer Abbas, Minister of Social welfare Development & Bail-ul-maal

14th March, 2022, Minister of Social Welfare Department & Bait-ul-Maal Sayed Yawer Abbas Bukhari visited Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot.

Meeting with Bunyad Foundation

28th February, 2022 held a meeting with Chairperson Bunyad Foundation Ms. Shaheen Atiq-ur-Rehman at Women Chamber Office.

'Bayad-e-Faiz' Event

26th February, 2022, Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held “Bayad-e-Faiz” event to honor most influential and acclaimed poet of Pakistan “Faiz Ahmed Faiz” and Book launching ceremony of “Conversations with my Father” by Mrs. Muneeza Hashmi daughter of Mr. Faiz Ahmed Faiz accompanied by her son Mr. Adeel Hashmi.

'Gardening Workshop'

February 14th 2022, Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot hosted a Gardening Workshop in collaboration with Chairman SCCI’s Departmental Committee on Environment Protection / PHA to enhance plantation activities in the city and to provide knowledge on the gardening basics with practical demonstration.

Visit to Deputy Commissioner Office

February 2nd, 2022, Dr. Mariam Nouman President WCCIS along with Mrs. Shabnam Asif Executive Members WCCIS, Mrs. Nadia Qaiser Executive Member WCCIS, Mrs. Shabina Gillani Executive Member WCCIS and Ms. Shinza Waheed Secretary General WCCIS visited the Deputy Commissioner Office for a meeting with the Deputy Commissioner Mr. Imran Qureshi in order to discuss the proposals of some new projects for working women of the city.

'Iqbal Ke Shaheen' Event

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held an award ceremony ‘Iqbal Ke Shaheen’ Rising Stars of Sialkot on 24th January, 2022 to acknowledge and honor the talented youth of Sialkot.

Meeting with TDAP Officials

January 4th, 2022, Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a meeting with TDAP Officials to discuss and plan the upcoming WEXNET Exhibition 2022.

Visit to District Council Office

December 30th, 2021, Dr. Mariam Nouman President WCCIS along with Ms. Madiha Faisal Vice President WCCIS and Ms. Shinza Waheed Secretary General WCCIS visited the District Council Office for a meeting with the Chairperson District Council Ms. Hina Warraich in order to discuss the proposals of some new projects for working women of the city.

Session on 'Use of Digital Skills'

December 21st, 2021 Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a session in collaboration with SCCI’s SME Committee and Vigor Digital. Use of Digital Skills such as Digital Branding and Data Scraping were discussed in detail for providing assistance to Women Entrepreneurs in expanding or initiating their businesses.

Session on 'Enhancement in Women Financial Inclusion'

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot held a session on “Enhancement in Women Financial Inclusion” in collaboration with National Bank of Pakistan on December 15th, 2021.

Visit to Sialkot Mayor's Office

December 13th, 2021, Dr. Mariam Nouman President WCCIS along with her team visited the Sialkot Mayor’s Office for a meeting with Mayor of Sialkot Mr. Touheed Akhtar Chaudhry in order to discuss the proposals of some new projects for working women of the city.

UN Women Delegation along with team Baidairee

November 30, 2021, UN Women Delegation on ‘Women Economic Empowerment’ along with team Baidairee held a meeting with WCCIS President Dr. Mariam Nouman and SCCI SME Departmental Committee Chairman Mr. Faizan Akbar. The Agenda of the meeting was to introduce sessions and developmental skills relevant to Women in Industry sector that could nurture their personal as well as economic growth.

Introductory Meeting of Departmental Committee on Event Management

November 26, 2021, the WCCIS Departmental Committee on Event Management held its first introductory meeting to discuss the strategic vision of the committee. To discuss and plan the upcoming activities of the Committee and to plan the upcoming International Women’s Day 2022 and other International Events.

First Executive Committee Meeting

Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Sialkot’s first Executive Committee Meeting on May, 29, 2021. The Meeting was chaired by President WCCIS & Senior Vice President WCCIS.