Allied Bank Limited (ABL) and 1LINK (Pvt) Limited (1LINK) have partnered for 1LINK Bill Payment System (BPS) aggregation services. The signing ceremony was held at ABL Head Office, Lahore and was attended by Mr. Tahir Hassan Qureshi, CEO – ABL and Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla, CEO – 1LINK, along with senior management from both organizations.
Bill payments for unique ABL billers will now be available on 1LINK BPS and customers can pay bills through available 1LINK member bank’s channels. New billers will be added on the Bill Payment menu on ADCs of 1LINK members providing accessibility to accountholders to pay as per their convenience.
Mr. Sohail Aziz Awan, Chief Digital Banking – ABL, stated on the occasion, “We envision to drive digitization in all domains with a clear objective to provide value added services to the masses. Bill Payments is one of the leading contributors in the overall payments landscape of Pakistan and such enhancements would play a critical role in facilitating and augmenting digital payments and financial inclusion in the country”
Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla, CEO – 1LINK, commented, “With the aim of providing convenient online bill payments, 1LINK is proud to partner with ABL for bill aggregation services. This agreement will not only bring convenience but also endorses commitment from both organization in promoting digitalization. We strongly belief that such collaborations will expedite adoption of digital payments in Pakistan.”