During the Federal Minister tour CEO Foodpanda, Nauman Sikander and his team members announced to start drone delivery service in Karachi after four months but facing some regulatory and legislation challenges.
Foodpanda has launched the revolutionary 12th ‘Pandamart’ online shopping store at Bahadurabad, Karachi inaugurated by Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, introducing next Generation Q-Commerce and promising positive technological changes, says a Press release.
During the Federal Minister tour CEO Food panda, Nauman Sikander and his team members announced to start drone delivery service in Karachi after four months but facing some regulatory and legislation challenges.
They also discussed technological advancement, job creation; investment opportunities and delivery innovations as key benefits to the local economy.
After a short while addressing the press Nauman Sikander said, At Foodpanda we strongly believe in democratizing the e-commerce opportunity. Pandamart is the next phase in our mission to generate an ecosystem of tech enabled jobs all over Pakistan.
With our expertise in technology and delivery operations, we will provide essential items to customers day or night, within 30 minutes, at their doorstep. This will not only save time and fuel cost but also minimize exposure to Covid-19.
Pandamart is available on the wildly popular Foodpanda app and can radically transform the retail landscape in Pakistan. This will not only save time and fuel cost but also minimize exposure to Covid-19.
Speaking at the event, Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication said that challenges turned into opportunities that Foodpanda helping out us when there is the ‘Lock down’ and pandemic is at its peak in the month of February and March. He appreciated Nauman Sikander and his team efforts for generating jobs for youth and assures his Ministry full support .
For availing such opportunities connectivity is more important that 84 % Pakistan’s population has cell phone and 49% peoples have the broad band facility but our mission is to provide the cell phone to its all population in order to achieve the vision of our Prime Minister “Digital Pakistan .He much appreciated Foodpanda “Home Chef” initiative by which they empowering women.
Such initiatives bring “Pandamart is the evolution of e-commerce into q-commerce. Traditional e-commerce delivers items in 3 to 5 day; whereas, with q-commerce and Pandamart we can deliver them in as little as 30 minutes.
This speed and convenience hold immense potential for growth in Pakistan. Just as Foodpanda revolutionized food delivery, Pandamart will revolutionize grocery shopping in Pakistan”, said Director Pandamart, Ibad Ahmed.
Foodpanda has launched 12 Pandamart outlets across Sindh and plans to expand its reach across the country with over 200 outlets over the next 2 years.
During Media talks Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister discussed some political discrimination issues in acquiring the Government jobs for Karachi tees that educated youth of Karachi succeeded to get only 10,000 jobs out of the total from overall 300,000 jobs from Pakistan
Originally published at The Financial daily