The online payments giant, PayPal is not coming to Pakistan due to “internal issues” as disclosed by the Information Technology Secretary Maroof Afzal during a Senate Standing Committee briefing on IT.
PayPal’s refusal to launch its services in Pakistan and said that the company “did not decline because it has issues operating in Pakistan. Their internal working is such that they are not ready to introduce services in Pakistan.”
Pakistan’s freelancer community, which is to be the fourth largest in the world, has uttered disappointment over reports of PayPal not extending its services to the country.
The government is still in touch with the PayPal as well as looking for other alternatives to facilitate the Pakistan’s community that are earning through online market place.