E-commerce giant Amazon will add Pakistan to its approved sellers list within a few days. Amazon currently have 102 other countries on its platform.
Prime Minister Imran Khan announced this development on Thursday, and said it will open new opportunities for young men and women and new startups.
“A great development as Amazon has finally approved that our sellers can export their goods through their system. Amazon starting operations in Pak will open opportunities for our youth as it will enable a new breed of young men & women entrepreneurs to join the export market,” Khan tweeted.Imran Khan Tweeted
The adviser to the Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Mr Razak Dawood, also confirmed this development regarding Amazon operations in Pakistan.
“We have finally made it. @amazon will be adding Pakistan [to] its Sellers’ List within a few days. We have been engaged with Amazon since last year and now it’s happening,” Abdul Razak Dawood said on Twitter.Razak Dawood Tweeted
“It is a great opportunity for our youth, SMEs and women entrepreneurs. An important milestone of e-Commerce policy achieved has been through teamwork by many people across the globe,” he added.Razak Dawood Tweet
According to the country’s Commerce Ministry official, Amazon expected to update the countries list and will add Pakistan in the next 48 to 72 hours.
“Amazon has included Pakistan in its list of sellers which enabled Pakistan to join the international market. This will result in billions in investment and produce employment opportunities. Shahbaz Gill, special assistant to the prime minster on political information, said in a Twitter post.Shehbaz Gill Tweeted