72,494 women-owned businesses in Riyadh

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According to the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the number of registered businesses owned by women in the city reached 72,494.

The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Women’s Committee, the British Embassy and the British Cultural Council organized the Women and Entrepreneurship Forum where foreign embassies and other committees at the chamber engaged in dialogue on the future and opportunities of women businesses in Riyadh.

Head of the chamber’s Women’s Committee, Nouf Al-Rakan, said the event was sponsored by Princess Nourah Bint Mohammad Al-Saud and Prince Faisal Bin Bandar.

“Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry was the first chamber in the Kingdom to have a women’s committee. The forum presented strategic economic ways to support women-owned businesses in the Kingdom,” said Al-Rakan.

The article was first published in the Saudi Gazette

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