LAHORE: The member company of Pakistan-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Ecommerce Gateway (Pvt) Limited has entered into the partnership deed with Alibaba.com.
S M Naveed, President PCJCCI felicitated the members for this agreement and hoped that it will help local SMEs to penetrate in Chinese market through Alibaba’s platform.
While addressing a gathering he said that this agreement will further help Pakistan-based small and medium-sized businesses to bolster their digital presence and expand their sales internationally.
He further added that it will overcome the constraints brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting held to acknowledge the services of Ecommerce Gateway, attended by S M Naveed, President PCJCCI, Daud Ahmed, Senior Vice President, Khalid Raffique Choudhry, Vice President, and Salahuddin Hanif, Secretary General and Uzair Nizaam, Co-Founder Ecommerce Gateway.
Daud Ahmed, Senior Vice President said that Ecommerce Pvt Ltd will become Alibaba’s official channel partner in Pakistan, helping Pakistani exporters / sellers to gain access to the 150 million buyers from over 200 countries and regions on the platform.
On this occasion, President of Pak China Joint Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCJCCI), S M Naveed said that the outbreak of Covid-19 has had a severe impact on businesses in the export sector, especially SMEs, many of which lack an online presence and are still largely reliant on physically attending tradeshows to showcase their products.
Daud Ahmed, Senior Vice President PCJCCI said that the ongoing pandemic has caused many events scaled down, rescheduled, or even cancelled, the Ecommerce Pvt Ltd and Alibaba partnership aims to help Pakistani small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reach customers and business partners around the world in an efficient and cost-effective way.”
Muhammad Uzair Nizam, Co-founder Ecommerce Pvt Ltd shared his views by saying that “As Alibaba’s official channel partner, Ecommerce Gateway (Pvt) Ltd will help these SMEs assess how Alibaba can benefit them and assist them in navigating the platform’s variety of services, including everything from registration, setting up and running their online stores, to conducting online marketing campaigns together with certified Alibaba partners.
Salahuddin Hanif, Secretary General PCJCCI said that Ecommerce Gateway (Pvt) Ltd is one of the leading Web & IT Service providers in the region. Since its establishment in 2018 Ecommerce (Pvt) Ltd has entered into various national, international, and government based ventures and completed them successfully. Ecommerce Private Limited is the sister concern of Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan Private Limited (since 2000) the largest Trade Fair Owners & Organizers, Group & U.S Publishers Private Limited the owners of Jamal’s Yellow Pages of Pakistan the official Yellow Pages of Pakistan (since 1983). The group brings combined experience of 39 years of facilitating B2B Exporters & Importers through various services.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021