bKash Launches Payment Service at Aarong

May 16, 2012 Dhaka, Bangladesh

bKash Limited launched its payment service at Aarong yesterday which will now allow customers to make payments effortlessly from their mobile phones at any Aarong outlet. Kamal Quadir, Chief Executive Officer of bKash Limited officially launched the service by making a transaction at the Gulshan Aarong outlet yesterday evening in the presence of Tamara Abed, Director of Aarong and other executives from both organisations.

Customers can now avail bKash services at any of the twelve Aarong outlets in the country (6 in Dhaka and others in Chittagong, Khulna, Comilla and Sylhet). The launch is accompanied by an introductory offer of 10% CASH BACK for all purchases through bKash.

bKash aims to widen the net of financial inclusion by providing financial services that are fast, affordable, convenient, secure and available nationwide. bKash is revolutionizing all other payment methods by providing customers with virtual accounts in their mobile phones. The service is currently available on Robi and Grameenphone subscribers, and will be available on other networks shortly.

Mohammad Abdur Rouf, General Manager, Retail and Infrastructure and Manik K. Sarker, General Manager, Finance of Aarong were present at the occasion along with other officials from bKash Limited including Adel Ahmed, Head of Business Development, Sania Mahmood, Head of Marketing, and Mohammad Azmal Huda, Head of Business Solutions & Operations.