Sun. Jul 25th, 2021

No country can progress without empowering women: Emine Erdogan

Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan, echoing the feelings of her husband Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, stated that Pakistan and Turkey have usually stood by means of every other in times of difficulty.

She was speaking at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts in Islamabad at a ceremony held to distribute sewing machines among the families of thalassemia patients. She is currently on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

Emine stated that Turkey has continually remained at the vanguard of social welfare project in the country.

Pakistan’s First Lady Samina Alvi, Managing Director of Pakistan Baitul Maal Aon Abbas Bappi and Chairperson Ehsaas Programme Dr Sania Nishtar were additionally present on the occasion.

The Turkish first girl said that the destiny of any society is “without delay interlinked with health and well-being” and she hopes that no more children will suffer from preventable illnesses so one can have an effect on them for the rest in their lives. She additionally said that no society can development with out empowering its women. She ended via thanking the people and officials of Pakistan for their hospitality. The first lady also disbursed sewing machines after her speech.