Habib Bank Limited Launches branchless banking ‘Habib Bank Limited Express’ : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Habib Bank Limited Launches branchless banking ‘Habib Bank Limited Express’

April 30, 2013 | Financial Services | Share:

Karachi, April 30, 2013 (PPI-OT): Habib Bank Limited (HBL), Pakistan’s largest bank, launched its branchless banking service ‘HBL Express’. Mr. Kazi Abdul Muktadir, Acting Governor State Bank of Pakistan and Mr. Nauman Dar, President and CEO, HBL were present at the launch.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Nauman Dar said, “HBL Express is another step by HBL towards achieving its vision of supporting financial inclusion in the country. It will provide convenient and reliable banking services to the people of Pakistan.”

HBL Express will be launched with Domestic Remittances and Utility Bill Payments. The product portfolio will be expanded to include International Remittances, Mobile Wallets, G2P Payments and Corporate Solutions in the near future. To allow its agents to conduct transactions, HBL Express has pioneered in providing its agents with Smartphones equipped with a custom developed mobile application.

Addressing the gathering, Mr. Kazi Abdul Muktadir expressed, “Pakistan’s branchless banking model supported by banks is considered amongst the best in the world. In a country where over 90% of the population is unbanked, HBL Express supported by the bank’s distribution network will help recruit new users to mainstream banking.”

For more information, contact:
Habib Bank Limited
Habib Bank Plaza
I.I. Chundrigar Road
Karachi-75650, Pakistan.
Phone: 021-32418000 (50 lines)
Fax: 021-39217511

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