eCommerce Champions Overseas Programme launched | THE DAILY TRIBUNE | KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

eCommerce Champions Overseas Programme launched

TDT | Manama  

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Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism launched the (eCommerce Champions Overseas Programme) yesterday in liaison with Export Bahrain and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF).

The initiative is with the participation of Annada Brand, Traditional Trends, Tru Active, Arihant Jewellers and Eatco as mentors and leading companies in the field of exports through eCommerce.

Abdulaziz Al Ashraaf Assistant Undersecretary for Control and Resources said the ministry is striving through the initiatives of the eCommerce National Strategy to facilitate the procedures and encourage the companies and establishments for digital transformation and motivate them to enter the global markets.

“In addition, the Ministry is working through the initiatives of the eCommerce National Strategy as a link between all the related parties in various related fields and sectors, as we aim through the collaborative work and efforts in achieving the vision of the eCommerce National Strategy,” said Al Ashraaf.

The current programme is one of the initiatives that will allow sharing of the expertise of leading companies in the field of exports through eCommerce to companies and establishments in this field.

Maram Al Mahmeed, Director of Information Systems Directorate, said: “The eCommerce Champions Overseas Programme was launched to boost the contribution of eCommerce in exports and support exports through eCommerce for companies and establishments by providing mentoring sessions that include the leading companies’ experiences in the field of exports to ensure that partici[1]pants get a comprehensive mentoring experience.

The qualified companies from this program will be selected and awarded the title of eCommerce Champion Overseas.” Export Bahrain Chief Executive Officer, Safa Abdulkhaliq, said: “The eCommerce Champions Overseas Mentorship Programme is aligned with Export Bahrain’s core values as our focus is to support and guide businesses to achieve their digital transformation through the various initiatives within our diverse and growing suite of solutions portfolio.”

Moreover, the BIBF’s Director, Dr Ahmed Abdul Hameed Al-Shaikh, said, “We look forward to supporting MOICT in the launch of the eCommerce Champions Overseas Program. Through this partnership, we look forward to the success of this program which will further support the expansion of business performance beyond geographical locations and into regional and international markets.”

Registration is ongoing for all companies and establishments to join the programme. For registration, visit the link https://service.moic.gov.bh/ champions or call 17574888 or email ecom@moic.gov.bh.

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Abdulaziz Al Ashraaf Assistant Undersecretary for Control and Resource

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Safa Abdulkhaliq, Export Bahrain Chief Executive Officer

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Safa Abdulkhaliq, Export Bahrain Chief Executive Officer