IKEA is likely to bring its services to Pakistan. The Pakistani ambassador to Germany Mohammad Faisal said on Tuesday he had met Dieter Mettke, from the multinational conglomerate IKEA, who will be going to Pakistan to open an IKEA store there.
The announcement was made by the official Twitter account of Pakistan’s ambassador to Germany. However, the tweet was deleted later. In his tweet, heralded that IKEA will likely bring its products to Pakistan and open its stores.
“Met Dieter Mettke @IKEA_Deutchland. He is going to #Pakistan to be Incharge of #ikea operations,” Ambassador Faisal said on Twitter. “We look forward to #ikea opening up stores in major cities of #Pakistan.”
Founded in 1943 by 17-year-old Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA has become the world’s largest furniture retailer since 2008. The company manufactures and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, and home accessories.
IKEA has been operating in the Asia market since the early 2000s and opened its first store in India in 2018.