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Afghan women entrepreneurs to receive 5% quota to strengthen economic participation

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This, he said, is in a bid to improve their participation in stabilising the country’s economy, an online local business economic media outlet reported on Monday.

The president issued the directive during his two-day visit to southern Kandahar province recently where he met with a number of female entrepreneurs, women right activists and politicians, Wadsam reported,

All trade commissioners’ at all Afghan diplomatic missions abroad have been instructed to establish a special unit for the Kandahar women’s handicrafts at the embassies, the agency added.

As many as 1,150 women entrepreneurs have invested nearly $77 million in various businesses over the past two decades in Afghanistan,

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