Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East and Africa – has expanded its retail footprint in Pakistan by breaking ground for its twelfth Carrefour store in Lahore.
The new store will be opened in Phase 11, DHA Rahbar, in Lahore city. Carrefour’s eleventh store in Phase 7, which is currently under development, and the twelfth store will be operational by the end of 2023.
The ground-breaking ceremony was attended by Umer Lodhi, Country Manager for Carrefour Pakistan at Majid Al Futtaim Retail, was joined by Dr. Younis Al Mullah, the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Business Development at Majid Al Futtaim, and Colonel Ali Yasir Pirzada, the Director of Joint Venture & Built, Operate, Transfer (JV & BOT), Defence Housing Authority (DHA).
Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Younis Al Mullah said, “I am delighted to be a part of this new strategic development in Pakistan. The country offers exciting opportunities for Carrefour and we remain committed to expanding our presence in Pakistan and bringing the best of Carrefour to this dynamic market.”
Umer Lodhi, Country Manager of Carrefour Pakistan at Majid Al Futtaim Retail said, that Despite economic challenges in the country, “Carrefour is committed to strengthening the economy of Pakistan by creating job opportunities and providing customers with high-quality products and services.”
He added that The expansion of Carrefour’s retail footprint in Pakistan “is a testament to how Carrefour prioritizes accessibility and convenience for its customers – modernizing the retail sector and taking steps to empower society as a whole.”
With a total investment of PKR 11.5 billion in Pakistan’s retail industry, Carrefour has become a trusted local partner by creating value for the industry and the Pakistani economy.
Pakistani customers currently have the option of shopping in-store at their 10 existing locations and can also opt for delivery service through the Carrefour Pakistan app for enhanced convenience.