Amazon has launched in Saudi Arabia with the aims of stopping the spread of COVID-19 among people in shopping malls.
Dr. Rafid bin Amin Fatani, Amazon’s Head of Public Policy in Africa and the Middle East said, "I am particularly proud that Saudi women make up approximately 40 per cent of the workforce at our newest Jeddah facility."
Its launch will add workforce with more than 1,400, three fulfillment centers, and 11 delivery stations all around Saudi Arabia. Dr. Rafid mentioned, “The Amazon.sa launch reaffirms our commitment to customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As we launch today, thousands of Saudi businesses use Amazon.sa to reach their customers and we look forward to growing this number further in the coming years.”
On a serious note, amidst COVID-19 Amazon Saudi will be taking severe care on keeping everyone safe through the safety measures acclaimed by World Health Organization (WHO) such as masks, gloves and temperature checks for the Amazon workforce; and physical distancing practices.
Shopping goes through website, amazon.sa, or by downloading the Amazon app and selecting Saudi Arabia from locations.
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