The Ministry of Commerce has already taken the necessary steps to regulate e-commerce. Work is also being done to control e-commerce transactions. This was stated by Tapan Kanti Ghosh, Senior Secretary, Ministry of Commerce.
He was speaking at the official inauguration of the refund program for Qcoom.com customers stranded at Foster Corporation Limited in the conference room of the Commerce Ministry on Monday (January 24).
Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Commerce (Director General, WTO Cell) MD. Mohafizur Rahman, Additional Secretary (Import and Internal Trade) and Head of Central Digital Commerce Cell AHM Safiquzzaman, e-Commerce President Sami Kaiser and other senior members of the Ministry of Commerce and Central Digital Commerce were also present.
The secretary said, “The government is working on how to get the money back quickly to the consumers who have not yet got the product or money back by ordering from various digital companies. Unique Business ID will be launched shortly to manage e-commerce.”
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The Commerce Secretary further said, “Those who bought products on digital platforms but did not get the products will get their money back. The money in the payment gateway is also being refunded. In all cases where legal proceedings are pending, action will be taken as per court directions. The government has already started collecting data from various e-commerce organizations. The government is working hard to bring e-commerce to a place of trust.”
It is to be mentioned that out of the customers who placed orders in Qcoom stuck in Foster Corporation Limited, a total of 40 lakh two thousand 413 taka of 20 orders were repaid through Islami Bank today. It was also informed that a total of 59 crores 5 lakh 10 thousand 347 taka will be refunded from the initial 6,721 orders received by the company in phases.