Staff Reporter Islamabad
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Pakistan, Adam Mulawarman Tugio on Sunday said that in the current eraof e-commerce, there are business opportunities for Pakistani women inmarkets around the world, including Indonesia.
“The volume of e-commerce market in Indonesia would reach at US$50billion by the year 2025, which could be fully utilized by Pakistani businesswomen, the Indonesian ambassador told APP, while he was along his spouse Mrs Irina Tungio in the annual charity bazaar held by the Pakistan Foreign Office Women Association.
The Ambassador said that Pakistani women specialize in handicrafts and other skills and their art and skills are in demand all over the world including Indonesia.
He said that Pakistan and Indonesia are the largest countries in the world with a young population with young women who can increase their business activities in e-commerce and accelerate economic activitiesin both the regions.
The Ambassador said that “we would extend full cooperation for the furtherance of business relations between the business women of both the countries, which would also help in the economic empowerment of women.
”Meanwhile the spouse of Indonesian Ambassador, Mrs Irina Tungio said that in order to bring Pakistani and Indonesian businesswomen closer, “we need more work in the area of common interest.”
She said that Indonesian and Pakistani women are very skilled in handicrafts and they can strengthen the working relationship bybringing this art to each other’s countries.
She said that the traditional Indonesian ‘Batik’ is very popular in Pakistan and there is a lot of work to be done on its promotion.