Bank Alfalah, Pakistan’s leading card issuer and acquirer, has joined hands with 1Link (Guarantee) Limited to launch Bank’s first PayPak Classic Debit Card. PayPakis Pakistan’s first Domestic Payment Scheme launched by 1Link (Guarantee) Limited – aims at providing efficient, cost-effective, robust and ubiquitous payment solutions.
The Alfalah PayPak Classic Debit Card will allow customers to withdraw cash from 1Link’s ATM network of 8,000+ and conduct POS transactions at thousands of merchants nationwide. The card offers PIN-based customer authentication for ATMs as well as POS transactions. “As we share the financial inclusion goals with those posited in State Bank of Pakistan’s Vision 2020, our partnership with 1Link to introduce the country’s first Domestic Payment Scheme will provide low-cost payment services to every citizen of Pakistan,” said AtifBajwa,President & CEO, Bank Alfalah.
“We remain committed to our goal of revolutionizing Pakistan’s financial landscape, continuously striving to extend access of financial services to underserved segments of our society.” Since its inception, Bank Alfalah has taken palpable measures to develop local payments landscape and introduce diversified products for increased financial awareness and inclusion.