HBL has partnered with Telenor Pakistan to enable customers to access the Bank’s Internet Payment Gateway (IPG) and Direct Transfer (DT) systems through MyTelenor App.
The agreement was signed by Uzair N. Rabbani, Regional Corporate Head, North – HBL, and Faisal Saeed, Director Financial Control – Telenor Pakistan. The ceremony was also attended by Salman Naweed Choudhary, Regional Business Head, Innovation & Financial Inclusion – HBL, and Muhammad Qasim Awan, Director Customer Care & Channel Management – Telenor Pakistan.
This partnership is in line with HBL’s vision of becoming a ‘Technology Company with a Banking License’. The digital transformation that will result from HBL and Telenor Pakistan joining forces will result in a seamless and smooth digital experience for customers across Pakistan.
“At #HBL the rapid adoption of technology or ‘Tech-celeration’ digitally enabled our staff, to provide a seamless banking experience to our clients amidst the pandemic, thus creating opportunity in adversity.” Ali Habib, CMCO – HBL@StateBank_Pak #DLC pic.twitter.com/QVms5jwdEE
— HBL (@HBLPak) December 3, 2021
Over a million mutual customers of both companies will now be able to make Visa/MasterCard/UnionPay credit and debit card payments to their Telenor Pakistan balance directly from MyTelenor App, leveraging the Bank’s payment gateway. The avant-garde solution is built utilizing the 3D-secure platform for its added security and fraud management tools that protect against any fraudulent activities.
The partnership between HBL and Telenor Pakistan has been built upon the promise of combining forces to offer the best-in-class services, powered by state-of-the-art technology.
HBL boosts financial inclusion in Pakistan with first Fintech Summit
HBL has often shown its dedication to changing the financial landscape of Pakistan. Earlier, it launched the country’s first and largest fintech summit.
The virtual summit was the first of its kind in Pakistan. According to details, some of the biggest names from global fintech giants attended the event.
Dr Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan attended the event in person as Chief Guest. Meanwhile, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, who is also the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, delivered a special pre-recorded message at the summit.
Moreover, Ann Cairns, Global Vice Chair – Mastercard, also delivered a virtual keynote to the participants of the HBLPFS 2021.