Women Development Department launches first-ever Online Digital Magazine

Lahore, April 22, 2019 (PPI-OT): Provincial Minister for Women Development Department Ms. Ashifa Riaz Fatiana, told the audience that the Government of Punjab was all set to uplift the marginalized segments of society in the light of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision. She lamented that women in our society have to face different social barriers that’s why they are left behind in making their mark. Chief Guest of the launching ceremony, Ms. Ashifa Riaz Fatiana appreciated the parents who educate their daughters and facilitate them to materialize their dreams.

She reiterated that the Government of Punjab was taking different initiatives for economic empowerment of women and launching of digital magazine was one of them. She thanked the participants of the launching ceremony. Women Development Department launched country’s first-ever Online Digital Magazine for women. Provincial Minister, WDD Ms. Ashifa Riaz Fatiana, Secretary WDD, Ms. Irum Bokhari, Officers and officials of WDD, Women parliamentarians, civil servants, representatives of NGOs, media and people from all walks of life attended the launching ceremony.

Ms. Irum Bokhari, while addressing the participants, stated that it was a historic milestone in history of WDD that the departments had entered into a digital era leaving behind the traditional way of communication like press advertisements, pamphlets, etc. She told the audience that it would be the first-ever digital magazine being launched by any public sector organization in Pakistan.

Highlighting the importance and objectives of the digital magazine, she epitomized that this magazine would serve as a digital link between the women of Punjab and the policymakers which would not only keep women aware of the steps taken by WDD for women empowerment but would also enable the stakeholders to take necessary corrective measures in the light of prompt feedback from women. Ms. Irum Bokhari apprised the participants that this digital magazine would comprise of articles, inspirational success stories, informational videos and awareness guides.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
21-Mahmood Ghaznavi Road (Abbot Road), Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99201390-1-2
Fax: +92-42-99201371-2
E-mail: info@dgpr.punjab.gov.pk
Website: www.dgpr.punjab.gov.pk

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