Pakistan Post opens first Amazon facilitation centre

Amazon facilitation centre

Pakistan Post has established Amazon Facilitation Centre to facilitate garments manufacturers and exporters on behalf of the government after becoming Amazon’s official delivery partner.

Pakistan Post Postmaster General Punjab Khawaja Imran Raza said, e-commerce giant Amazon has opened its platform for Pakistani sellers in the form of a facilitation centre. Businesses and buyers will be able to access all major markets through Amazon.  

Khawaja Imran Raza while speaking in a meeting with the delegation of Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA) informed that the establishment of Amazon Facilitation Centre by Pakistan Post to facilitate garments manufacturers and exporters on behalf of the government to sell different items/commodities like garments products etc worldwide. 

First Amazon Facilitation Centre to boost online business in country

He further said that Pakistan Post is fully prepared to take advantage of the opportunity provided by Amazon and the department is all set to transport sellers’ consignments from their doorstep to different Amazon warehouses in the world. 

Raza also said that e-commerce is the best opportunity particularly after Covid-19 pandemic as online buying and selling is increasing rapidly. 

“Pakistan Post office has been formally authorised as the delivery partner of global e-commerce giant,” informed PRGMEA North Zone Chairman Adeeb Iqbal Sheikh. “This is being seen as a massive achievement for Pakistan’s e-commerce sector as Pakistani products will now be available to millions of consumers globally,” he added. 

The office-bearer said that this move will lead to favorable outcomes for the youth as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to sell on the Amazon platform. “This will add Pakistan sellers into the international market,” he added. 

Earlier, SAPM Shahbaz Gill had expressed satisfaction after the huge achievement gained by Pakistan. In his tweet, Gill had said that with this development, Pakistan has joined the global market and will now create billions of investment and employment opportunities. Note that Amazon is introduced as “one of the most influential economic and cultural forces in the world”.  

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