Speaker National Raja Pervez Ashraf has said that women empowerment is interlinked with their economic inclusiveness especially in the budget process and budget allocation.
Addressing the event on the topic " Gender Responsive Budgeting' organized by Women Parliamentary Cacus and Friedrich Ibert Stiftung in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said that rationalizing the budget as per gender requirement is pivotal for gender equality. He expressed these views while
While mentioning the responsible nature of women, the Speaker has said that women especially common women should also be member of WPC as they are excellent in achieving goal.
He also appreciated the role of WPC to sensitize the legislature in this regard .He said that women parliamentarians also have been more active in the process of legislation.