Milan Fashion Week to Showcase GB, Chitral Handicrafts

ISLAMABAD- Secretary Commerce, Sardar Ahmad Nawaz Sukhera said that the Ministry of Commerce in collaboration with Stella Jean, a leading Italian designer and UNIDO have launched an initiative to empower the women in Chitral, Gilgit, Hunza and Kalash. “Through this initiative, Stella Jean has incorporated embroidery done by ‘Chitral Women’s Handicrafts Center’ an NGO by the ‘Fortune Magazine’ under 30 fame Karishma Ali & in Gilgit-Baltistan through ‘Karigar’ a women empowerment initiative by AKDN he added.


Secretary Commerce said that the spring/summer 2020 collection will be showcased at the Milan Fashion Week which is the most important annual international fashion event. He also said that the projection of Pakistan’s textile products on the world stage will create great awareness and market access for the women working in the mountainous areas of Pakistan.


Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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  1. This is just one of the opportunity out of a many more that we’re taken in the past ,essentially the objective and goal still remaining the same ,the jamat and the people of Pakistan and of the world has witness that these regions are capable of producing and presenting to the world ,individuals of exceptional skills .Without a shadow of doubt this one and many more to come is surely going to put them on the world map not only the jamat ,but the entire population of the regions.The first matchstick was lighted long time ago ,and the flame is now spreading far and wide with more brilliance .Very well thought of initiatives.Al hamdaullilah.


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