Women’s role crucial in national movements, says PBM director

  • Women are instrumental in the successful execution of national movements, says MD PBM


Pakistan’s prosperity and uplift are directly related to women’s participation in different spheres of life, Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal (PBM) Managing Director Abid Waheed Sheikh said at a function organised at Women Empowerment Center (WEC) on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

He highlighted the fact that women had been instrumental in the successful execution of national movements at different stages of history. PBM Women Empowerment Center is such example where hardworking and courageous women strive to become an active part of the society while carrying out the full potential of their capabilities.

He further stated that the present government believes in empowering women to make them socially dignified and is working on different projects for the cause. The PBM has 157 Women Empowerment Centers (WECs) all over Pakistan through which thousands of women have found better jobs. The director told that WECs have been revamped and equipped with modern computer labs in the period of last three years.

Abid Sheikh also distributed sewing machines and certificates among the trainees of WECs.