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‘Important milestone’: Pakistan added to Amazon Sellers’ List

Razak Dawood says it is a great opportunity for Pakistani youth, SMEs and women entrepreneurs.
Web Desk
May 06, 2021
The logo of Amazon. File photo

ISLAMABAD: The US e-commerce giant Amazon decided to add Pakistan to its approved Seller’ List, Adviser to Prime Minister of Pakistan for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood announced on Thursday.

Razak Dawood said it is a great opportunity for Pakistani youth, SMEs and women entrepreneurs.

The adviser said that they have been engaged with Amazon since last year and now it’s happening.

Earlier, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs (SAPM) Shahbaz Gill said Amazon has added Pakistan to its approved seller list.

Crediting the PTI government for the development, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s aide tweeted: “What could not be achieved during the last 10 years in the history of Pakistan, has finally been done by the present government.”

Gill said Pakistan has now joined the global market which will result in billions for the country in the form of investment and employment opportunities.

“Thank you Imran Khan.”

According to, after Pakistan's addition to Amazon approved selling countries, accounts can be made using Pakistani details.

"This milestone will drastically change the game and result in a new era of economic growth as more sellers will visit the platform than ever before," read a post on the website.

A webinar was also organised by the Consulate General of Pakistan, Los Angeles and Ministry of Commerce of Pakistan with senior executives of a few Pakistani companies.

Omar Gajial, former senior executive of Amazon, shared with the participants what sort of opportunities will be available to Pakistani business to sell their products on Amazon and how they can derive maximum benefit from this opportunity once Amazon opens its Seller Registration for Pakistan.