USAID conducts training session on Amazon readiness

USAID conducts training session on Amazon readiness

KARACHI: The USAID – Small and Medium Enterprises Activity (SMEA) has conducted a full day trading session on Amazon readiness and selling for members of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), a statement said on Thursday.

Speaking on the occasion, President KCCI Muhammad Idrees appreciated the Ministry of Commerce for its strenuous efforts that led to inclusion of Pakistan in the Amazon sellers’ list. It is undoubtedly a great milestone which would surely promote e-Commerce all over Pakistan.

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He also appreciated the USAID – Small and Medium Enterprises Activity (SMEA) for conducting the Training session on Amazon for KCCI members which was aimed at educating the Pakistani exporters on how to benefit from the e-commerce being offered by Amazon.

He was of the view that in order to make the most of Amazon opportunity, a lot of hard work was required in training, quality assurance, improvement in logistics, payment systems and customer relationship management etc.

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“To reap full benefits, all the stakeholders have to work together in order to drive the Pakistani E-Commerce sector forward and ensure sustained progress and prosperity for Pakistan”, he added.

The training session on Amazon readiness and selling which was attended by prominent members of the business community along with President KCCI Muhammad Idrees, Senior Vice President KCCI Abdul Rehman Naqi, Vice President KCCI Qazi Zahid Hussain, Deputy Chairman Exports Subcommittee Iqbal Khamisani and KCCI Managing Committee Members.

Khurram Shahzad and Asad Kamran, who were representing USAID – Small Medium Enterprise Activity (SMEA), carried out the daylong training session which was followed by a detailed Q&A session.

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