Rosmah Mansor to attend Global Summit of Women in Paris

Rosmah Mansor to attend Global Summit of Women in Paris
Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor will deliver a speech at the opening of 2014 Global Summit of Women.
KUALA LUMPUR: The wife of the Prime Minister, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor will be attending the 2014 Global Summit of Women themed 'Women: Redesigning Economies, Societies' in Paris on June 4 and 5.

According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, Rosmah will deliver a speech at the opening of the summit before 1,000 women participants comprising leaders, entrepreneurs and corporate women from all over the world.

Women, Family and Community Development Minister, Datuk Rohani Abdul Karim, wife of International Trade and Industry Minister Datin Seri Khamarzan Ahmed Meah, senior officials from related agencies as well as 60 women entrepreneurs from various corporate sectors will also be attending the conference.
During her visit to Paris, she will also host a fashion show to introduce batik, songket and other local products at Le Pre Catalan, Lenote.

"The fashion show themed 'Eleganza' which will exhibit works of five leading national designers, will be attended by 300 invited guests from the fashion industry in Paris including designers, purchasing agents, fashion business community and media personnel," the statement said here Saturday.

The show organised by Matrade, Tourism Malaysia and Kraftangan Corporation is a good platform to promote the uniqueness and variety of quality local textiles.

Apart from that, Rosmah will also be opening a Business Networking Session organising by Matrade and SME Corporation aimed at expanding the business network of Malaysian women entrepreneurs with their French counterparts.

The programme will be attended by leading Malaysian women entrepreneurs in various sectors as well as French women entrepreneurs.

Meanwhile, Rosmah who is also the Marco Polo Silk Route Run patron, will receive the arrival of national woman runner Suwaibah Muhammad Nasir in Venice, Italy on June 3.

Her presence at the end of the run shows her support for Suwaibah's humanitarian mission as well as to recognise the determination of women in taking challenges.

The run themed 'One World, One Hope' began in Beijing in March stretched across 12 countries including China, Kyrgyztan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Turkey, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Italy.