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PCJCCI, UHE to work for women empowerment

By Our Correspondent
March 07, 2024
MOU signing ceremony between  Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) and University of Home Economics, Lahore on March 6, 2024. — Facebook/University of Home Economics Lahore
MOU signing ceremony between  Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) and University of Home Economics, Lahore on March 6, 2024. — Facebook/University of Home Economics Lahore

LAHORE: Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) signed an MoU with University of Home Economics, Lahore, at PCJCCI Secretariat for promoting women entrepreneurship through introducing contemporary and advanced technologies in fashion and interior designing, fine arts, IT, Visual Communication, textile, food and nutrition and other areas.

The main agenda of this MoU was to introduce China’s contemporary advancements in these areas and how they can be used in empowering the young women of Pakistan. The ceremony was attended by around 20 Chinese businesswomen and other young entrepreneurs from Pakistan.

The PCJCCI aimed to connect maximum Chinese companies with University of Home Economics which would definitely help in arranging opportunities for our young women in various fashion and textile related degrees.

University of Home Economics Vice-Chancellor Dr Faleeha Kazmi shared that the university had witnessed remarkable development in the past years due to the dedication of my team. We have initiated Business Incubation Centre to provide a modern and skill-based knowledge to empower our students in entrepreneurship and we are excited for this MoU with PCJCCI because this is not only a partnership but it represents our commitment to excellence innovation and mutual growth for our organisations.

Study tour

TDCP Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management Wednesday organised an educational tour of 80 students on a double-decker bus to provide them practical experience for their tour guide course.

A special event was organised at the bus terminal. The event was attended by the Secretary of Tourism Raja Jehangir Anwar as a guest of honour. The students, who were taking online classes for three weeks, will now undergo a one-week practical training, after which successful candidates will be awarded certificates.

Besides Punjab, participants from other provinces also took part in the course. Addressing the participants, the secretary said the ITHM is a government institution and it provides training to hotel and tourism staff. He said there are more than 400 archaeological sites in Punjab, and it is essential to have tour guides to explain their history and significance.