ISLAMABAD: Leveraging its flagship branchless banking service Easypaisa, Telenor Microfinance Bank has introduced it’s convenient and secure, digital ‘QR Payments’ for greater enablement of its Mobile Account users.
Easypaisa introduced QR Payments at Amanat Eye Hospital in Islamabad to facilitate both the patients and care givers. Besides hospitals and clinics, QR Payments also allows the Easypaisa users to make payments at thousands of retail outlets by simply scanning QR codes with their smartphones using the Easypaisa app. This innovative contactless payment system is one of the most secure and convenient modes of payment that completely eliminate the need to stand in queues for hours as well as the physical interchange of cash or swiping cards.
Shahid Mustafa, President & CEO – Telenor Microfinance Bank said, “QR Payments are consistent with the Bank’s commitment to bring greater ease and access to our customers. We hope these payments enhance efficiency and productivity of individual users as well as businesses by simplifying the previously cumbersome payment processes.”
CEO Amanat Eye Hospital, Dr. Aamir Asrar while highlighting the significance of this modern payment method said: “Easypaisa QR Payments are a disruptive payment technology and a great initiative to empower the society. In the month of Ramadan, I am pleased to announce a discount of 10% to anyone who pays via Easypaisa QR Payments at our hospital.”
“Our vision is to introduce simple and secure payments for the people in Pakistan and make their lives easier” said Rabia Atlas, Assistant Director Retail Payments – Telenor Microfinance Bank. “We at Easypaisa, work day and night to raise the standard of living of the Pakistani people by building innovative solutions which provide convenience.”
Following the launch, Telenor Microfinance Bank also announced a 10 percent discount on all payments made through Easypaisa at the Amanat Eye Hospital. Ahmed Ali 32, an attendant at Amanat Eye Hospital tried his hands on the new service. “This is so convenient and enabling.” He commented excitedly. “Earlier I had to stand in a long queue before a payment counter to pay for the medical services but now I can make the payments in a jiffy. I feel empowered to carry out a task expediently that yesterday consumed most of my time here at the hospital.”
Easypaisa QR Payments are a versatile payment option for not just customer to business transactions but also business to business transactions. Merchants and SMEs can make their own QR codes to transact between them in the most secure and reliable way through Easypaisa.
Telenor Microfinance Bank is one of the leading proponents of digital and financial technology in Pakistan. The bank’s branchless banking service, Easypaisa is Pakistan’s first and the largest digital financial platform that provides 360 degree services to its customers. The bank continues to innovate in digital technology to enhance the quality and capacity of its services to further facilitate its customers.