BAHAWALPUR - A one-day Design Thinking Workshop Exploring E-commerce Dynamics was jointly organized by UNDP Pakistan, Daraz, and the Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

The purpose of this workshop was to engage relevant stakeholders to understand the challenges faced by micro and small businesses and to solicit solutions from relevant stakeholders on how to utilize e-commerce for economic growth and sustainable development.

Vice-Chancellor, Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob said that e-commerce can help reduce poverty, unemployment and help lead towards inclusive economic growth.One-day training workshop on e-commerce held

Prof. Dr. Rubina Bhatti, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, and Focal Person for the event gave the introductory remarks and highlighted the scope and benefits of the collaboration among UNDP, DARAZ, and IUB in promoting E-commerce in the region.               She ascertained that e-commerce can support Pakistani and specifically South Punjab artisans to reach international customers.  In her welcome remarks, Ms. Amara Durrani welcomed the academia, traders, and the participants for taking part in the event.

The event was attended by Secretary Planning and Development South Punjab Shoaib Iqbal Syed,  Group Head Corporate Affairs Daraz Tony Hulton.