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Thursday, January 20, 2022

e-commerce growing at outstanding pace: speakers - Business Recorder - Curated by Qamar Zaman

LAHORE: E-commerce is growing at an outstanding pace and expected to touch new peak at international level during the ongoing year. It is good to see that E-commerce industry in Pakistan is emerging rapidly but more attention should be given as it has the potential to act as a driving force for the economy.

This was crux of the speeches delivered at a Symposium on E-Commerce arranged by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry at LCCI premises. Punjab Minister for Information Technology Yasir Humayun, LCCI President Mian Nauman Kabir, Senior Vice President Mian Rehman Aziz Chan, Vice President Haris Ateeq, Convener of LCCI Standing Committee on Information Technology and Open Source Software Promotion Ahmad Muzammil and experts from different sectors spoke on the occasion.

Provincial Minister Yasir Humayun said that that IT industry in Pakistan is ready to take off. The real capital in IT industry is the trained manpower. He said that no will invest unless we have a skilled workforce. He said that it is the time to take full advantage of high-tech and IT sectors. He said that the Lahore Chamber should provide a platform on which all stakeholders can come together.

LCCI President Mian Nauman Kabir said that in developing countries like Pakistan, e-Commerce can play a vital role in boosting enterprise competitiveness and increasing their share in global trade. E-commerce can change destiny of the country as it has become trillion dollars industry. He said that in 2020,...



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