Leaders of the Government and the Party,Distinguished guests,Ladies and Gentlemen.
I salute you all on this International Women’s Day. I thank you for turning up in large numbers to the celebrations to commemorate the International Women’s Day. I am particularly pleased that we adopted a guiding theme that is in line with Vision 2040 and the eight obecti!es of the "ational De!elopment #lan. $ll these can only be achie!ed with strong partnerships between women and men at all le!els. %ur "ational Vision &tatement is '$ (ransformed )gandan &ociety from a #easant to a *odern and #rosperous +ountry within ,0 years-. (o achie!e the aspirations as stated in this Vision we need to ha!e the right attitudes and mind/sets particularly towards work impro!ing our