ICT State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak put emphasis on expanding e-commerce up to the rural areas through post office. He stated this in Seller Summit organized by the e-commerce platform Daraz at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Dhaka.
Palak said- People at current time, wants to get everything through online. Therefore, e-commerce needs to be expanded up to the rural areas too. That’s why we need to utilize our existing 5 thousand 272 post offices. Our Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina intends to get our villages modernized. For this, we may work in public partnership.
“Online market place Daraz now works getting merged with Alibaba and due to this, a huge platform has been created. You please apply at once with a view to extending e-commerce in your village.”
Palak also said- It is quite important to get customers’ trust for e-commerce. Market places have to gain this trust. Daraz is currently quite ahead in our local e-commerce sector. Image collected.