1LINK & HABIBMETRO Bank Onboard Payfast On 1BILL For Bill Payment Services

Mr. Adnan Ali Added “Payfast Prides Itself In Providing Solutions To Its Partner Merchants With Diverse BILL Payments Acceptance

1LINK & HABIBMETRO Bank Onboard Payfast On 1BILL For Bill Payment Services

PayFast has collaborated with 1LINK (Pvt.) Ltd, as a Bill Aggregator member to launch their enterprise digital bill generation and payment solution. The strategic alignment with 1LINK will facilitate PayFast to automate and digitize invoices for payment cycles and enable merchants to collect payments from a wider national payment infrastructure (1BILL) through its 24/7 availability on all member’s Mobile/Internet Banking, ATMs, and OTC channels with HABIBMETRO Bank serving as the settlement bank to facilitate the partnership.

Present at the occasion were Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla, CEO – 1LINK, Mr. Arshad Raza, Chairman – PayFast,

Mr. Adnan Ali, CEO – PayFast, and Syed Abu Tufail, Head of IT – HABIBMETRO Bank, along with other senior and key executives of the companies.  Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Najeeb Agrawalla stated, “1LINK is delighted to onboard PayFast on its grid for bill collections. Implementation of bill aggregation model at 1LINK is a prime example of our value of inclusiveness, allowing new entrants in the financial services industry to collaborate and digitize payment collections”. Mr. Arshad Raza stated, “As going digital becomes increasingly vital for business continuity in the times of COVID-19, this momentous occasion signifies the importance of collaboration between financial entities of Pakistan that are digitizing Pakistan’s payments infrastructure. I am certain that this strategic alliance will propel the growth and acceptability of cashless payments within the country”.

Mr. Adnan Ali added “PayFast prides itself in providing solutions to its partner merchants with diverse payments acceptance. By coming under the 1LINK umbrella, it will equip us in enhancing our services suite and helping us equip our corporate merchants with safer, more cost-effective bill collection methods”.  Syed Abu Tufail stated, “HABIBMETRO is committed to facilitating digitization in Pakistan – a goal that it has in common with PayFast. We believe this partnership will further HABIBMETRO’s vision of driving digital enhancements in banking while enabling PayFast to make great strides towards diversity and acceptability of cashless payments in Pakistan.”