Turkish Souq Now Available in Qatar

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Photo taken from Turksih Souq website

Qatar Tribune -- e-Commerce platform Turkish Souq (www.turkishsouq.qa), which will enable direct and easy access to markets in Qatar and Turkey, was made available in Qatar on Monday.


The online platform, a partnership between Qatar Post and Turkey Post (PTT), will initially offer more than 100,000 products from Turkey such as clothing, shoes, accessories and vehicle parts etc. with a quick and safe shipment at customers' doorsteps in Qatar.


Shipments will take just a few days to be delivered with flat fee of QR50 using different payment methods: cash on-delivery or online payment methods.


Minister of Transport and Communications, HE Jassim bin Saif al-Sulaiti, Qatar Post Chairman and Managing Director Faleh al-Naemi, Managing Director of Turkish Post (PTT) Kenan Bozgeyik, Ambassador of Turkey to Qatar Fikret Ozer and other dignitaries attended the launch ceremony.


"I'm delighted to launch this platform which is set to revolutionize e-commerce in Qatar. The depth of Qatari-Turkish bilateral relations and constructive co-operation in the fields of post, transport, ports, and aviation, whose foundations were laid by the Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the Turkish President Recep Erdogan cannot be overemphasized," Al-Sulaiti said.

"This platform will further strengthen the level of trade between the countries and greatly enhance the fraternal relationship between the two countries," he added.


Al-Sulaiti said products reach consumers within seven days of order. He said they are preparing around 150 local companies for entering e-commerce segment and are training another 5,000 companies to do the same in future.