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Commemorating International Women’s Day, Quetta Serena Hotel

Quetta Serena Hotel

Commemorating International Women’s Day

Ministry of Women Development, UN-Women, Aurat Foundation and other civil society organizations organized an event to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2013, at Serena Hotel, Quetta. Ms Surayya Aladin, renowned women activist, was the Chief Guest and Mr Sultan Bayazeed (Provincial Election Commissioner) was the Guest of Honor.

The speakers highlighted the importance of women’s day and appreciated the role of women in the society. Mr Ishfaq Mengal (Programme Officer) from Aurat Foundation shared his views on ending violence against women in Balochistan. Students from schools and colleges presented tablo and poetry. GEP documentary ‘Main Safar Main Hoon’ was also played.