Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications under its e-Commerce for Artisan Project plans to take 1000 craft Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on-board and bring them online
The project is in collaboration with the Universal Service Fund (USF) Board in Public Private Partnership mode and is aimed at providing an online platform to craft MSMEs from across Pakistan in leather, carpet, furniture, textile, jewelry and pottery etc.
Furthermore, the government in order to boost e-Commerce and IT exports has taken up multiple initiatives including the formulation of a way forward for constructive engagement with international payment platforms like PayPal, collaborative working with State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and other stakeholders regarding National e-Payment Gateway.
The Ministry in collaboration with Pakistan International Education System (PIES) has also launched a private sector Software Technology Park to provide 72,000 square feet of IT enabled office space to IT companies.
Reference links: nation.com.pk