Amazon adds Pakistan , Pakistan will soon be added in the list of approved selling countries on Amazon, opening a bundle of opportunities for the e-commerce sector in the country. The process will reportedly take 12 to 24 hours to complete, after which accounts on Amazon will be allowed to make using local details.
The news has been confirmed by the government officials as well. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs (SAPM), Shahbaz Gill through his Twitter account said that US e-commerce giant Amazon has added Pakistan to its approved seller list.
Gill said Pakistan has now joined the global market which will result in billions for the country in the form of investment and employment opportunities.
In this regard, a webinar was also organised by the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles and Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan with senior executives of a few Pakistani companies.
Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles and Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan, today organized a Zoom meeting of Senior Executives of Pakistani companies with Mr. Omar Gajial, Former Senior Executive of Amazon. During the meeting, Mr. Omar Gajial shared with the participants what sort of opportunities will be available to Pakistani business to sell their products on Amazon and how they can take maximum benefit of this opportunity once Amazon opens its Seller Registration for Pakistan.
During the webinar, Omar Gajial, former senior executive of Amazon, shared with the participants what sort of opportunities will be available to Pakistani business to sell their products on Amazon and how they can derive maximum benefit from this opportunity once Amazon opens its Seller Registration for Pakistan.
Some media outlets are reporting that the credit of this latest development goes to Aisha Moriani, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Omer Gajial (Ex Amazon Category Development Head for Amazon North America division), and Shoaib Sarwar (deputy Consul General, Consulate General Pakistan, Los Angeles).
Moreover, reports claim that the team members of NECC (National Ecommerce Council) and Badar Khushnood from Pakistan Software Houses Association, were also included in the individuals who were making efforts to make this happen.