President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized the importance of women contribution in overall development of the country.
He was speaking at a conference on National Initiatives to address gender based discrepancies and for the promotion of legal, economic and social empowerment of women in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The President said women cannot be empowered without their economic empowerment. He said women need to be encouraged in their economic activities. He also stressed for social protection of the women.
The President said the constitution of Pakistan fully guarantees rights of the women.