National Bank teams up with Huawei, UnionPay International and Paysys to Launch Huawei Pay in Pakistan
Karachi, January 15, 2020 (PPI-OT): Digital transformation is a continuous journey at NBP to stay relevant in today’s constantly changing ﬁnancial services landscape. In order to meet consumer demands and to match up with today’s pace of innovation, National Bank of Pakistan held a formal launch ceremony of NBP ‘Huawei Pay’ powered by UnionPay International. Huawei Pay is an easy and secure way to make payments with your Huawei and Honour Smart Phones by just adding UPI Virtual card to Huawei Pay to pay in stores with just a tap.
The ceremony was attended by Mr. Tariq Jamali, SEVP/Group Chief, COAG, Mr. Jamal Baquar, SEVP/Group Chief, Corporate and Investment Banking, Mr. Amin Manji, SEVP, Group Chief/CTO, Mr. Imran Zafar Malik, Division Head Digital Banking and Product Development along with Mr. Adam Xiao, Managing Director of Huawei Mobile Services MEA, Mr. Nadeem Haroon Country Head, UnionPay International and Mr. Ali Abbas Sikandar Chairman, PaysysLabs.
Digital transformation is shaping the future of banking industry and NBP is cognizant of the future banking needs. NBP has embarked upon various technology initiatives which aims towards provision of multiple digital channels and this launch is part of the same journey of providing best products to NBP customers.
Also speaking at the occasion, Mr. Amin Manji, SEVP, Group Chief/CTO, Technology and Digitalization Group, informed that NBP has launched a string of digital products including UPI EMV/Contactless Debit Cards, Virtual Cards and by bringing Huawei Pay to Pakistan this is an important achievement for NBP as it would further provide customers the choice of unique transaction set coupled with NBP’s branch and ATM footprint across the length and breadth of Pakistan.
Representing Huawei Mr. Adam, Managing Director of Huawei Mobile Services MEA stated that we are excited to launch this extraordinary technology product Huawei Pay for our consumers in Pakistan. Huawei Mobile Services aims to bring the latest technologies and services to global consumers, which will allow more and more people to experience the convenience of the intelligent era and enjoy the joy of technology advancement, by virtue of Huawei Pay customers can make instant QR and NFC payments in Pakistan through a highly secure platform.
Today, more and more people are using mobile payment services such as Huawei Pay in their daily life in China and Russia. Enablement of NBP Customers to use Huawei Pay is a strategic milestone to expand internationally.
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Vice President / Divisional Head (A)
National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)
Corporate Communication and Brand Management Division
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