IRAN: Iranian female entrepreneur Fatemeh Moqimi has been nominated for the Asia-Pacific Women Entrepreneur Award.
Moqimi, who also holds a seat at Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA), was chosen by the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) Women Entrepreneurs Council (CWEC) to vie with other nominees for the award, TCCIMA website reported.
The Asia-Pacific Women Entrepreneur Award aims to recognize excellent women entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific rim who not only are successful in their business but also advocate corporate social responsibility for the good of their country. Presentation of the 1st Asia-Pacific Young Women Award will be made during the 30th CACCI Conference which is tentatively scheduled some time in October or November in 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.
CACCI is a regional grouping of apex national chambers of commerce and industry, business associations and business enterprises in Asia and the Western Pacific.
It is a non-governmental organization serving as a forum for promoting the vital role of businessmen in the region, increasing regional business interaction, and enhancing regional economic growth.
Since its establishment in 1966, CACCI has grown into a network of national chambers of commerce with a total now of 28 Primary Members from 26 countries or independent economies. It cuts across national boundaries to link businessmen and promote economic growth throughout the Asia-Pacific region.