Lahore:Advisor to the Chief Minister Punjab Begum Zakia Shahnawaz has stated that implementation of Women Empowerment Package 2012 was one of the major policy commitments of Punjab government for the uplift of womenfolk in all walks of life.
She was presiding over a one day Conference for International Organizations on “Women Empowerment Package 2012” in Darbar Hall Punjab Civil Secretariat, organized by Women Development Department, here today. While appreciating the holding of conference, Begum Zakia Shahnawaz said that the aim of Empowerment Package 2012 is to bring about changes in the structures and processes of government and transform it into an entity that promotes equity among men and women, and delivers on the rights and entitlements of women. Begum Zakia Shahnawaz stressed that Empowerment Package 2012 envisages essential reforms including policy level transformation to empower women of the Punjab.
Miss Iram Bukhari, Secretary Women Development Department briefed the participants about Women Empowerment Package 2012