E-commerce News in Pakistan
To explore the wide dynamics of E-commerce, UNDP Pakistan, Daraz, and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur jointly organized a one-day ‘Design Thinking Workshop’.
The core purpose of the workshop was the engagement of concerned stakeholders, enhancement of their understanding of challenges faced by micro and small businesses, and attainment of applicable solutions for economic growth and sustainable development through E-commerce.
Welcoming remarks were presented by Ms. Amara Durrani as she welcomed the academia, traders, and the participants for taking part in the event.
The event proceeded with the introductory remarks by the focal person of the event and Dean Faculty of Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Rubina Bhatti who highlighted the scope and benefits of the promotion of E-commerce in the region by collaboration amongst UNDP, DARAZ, and IUB.
She also identified the underlying benefit of E-commerce in Pakistan, especially South Punjab’s artisans to build international clientele.
During the one-day training workshop Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, vice-chancellor for the Islamia University of Bahawalpur stated that e-commerce can help reduce poverty, and unemployment and help lead towards inclusive economic growth.
Secretary Planning and Development South Punjab Shoaib Iqbal Syed and Group Head Corporate Affairs Daraz Tony Hulton also graced the event with their presence.
E-commerce in Pakistan