Sindh Governor inaugurates first all-female incubation center
KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail on Wednesday inaugurated the first of its kind for Pakistan, “The Buraq Centre”, an all-female incubation center, co-working space dedicated for women here.
The Buraq Center by LADIESFUND is established in collaboration between Dawood Global Foundation, the German Consulate in Karachi and LUMS National Incubation Center (LUMS NIC) offers a world of possibilities to women entrepreneurs and innovators.
Speaking at the inauguration, Governor Imran Ismail said that the aims of Buraq Centre for training female start-ups providing that digital solutions to real problems are also laudable. These innovative approaches to real problems is exactly what we need in Sindh, he opined and applaud Dawood Global Foundation for this initiative.
He said that Pakistani women are not lesser than men and they have proven the same by tackling toughest challenges with comfortable ease.
The Governor said that women are expressing their talents and capabilities in every sphere of life. They have proved that no hurdle or bottleneck could stop their progress if they desire to undertake any task, he added.
He said that government of Pakistan is committed to facilitate our women by encouraging them in their chosen field. The launch of Baytee mobile application is aimed at doing so, he added.
Imran Ismail said that this mobile application “Baytee” would create awareness among masses about the women rights, their implications and action in case of any harassment.
The Governor said that when he was invited to this event his heart felt more proud. An all female incubation center and women co-working space is being launched for the first time in Pakistan in Sindh which is quite an achievement.
The Governor said that it is also commendable that every element of this space was created for women to feel pride in their work, support their dreams and with full training in partnership with NIC Lahore.
He said the name reflected our traditions and commended the promise this center makes to facilitate women to soar. Women businesses are known world over for treating employees equally, and being caring and fair bosses, he remarked. - APP