Dubai Islamic Bank Collaborates with APPS to Disrupt Online Payment Landscape Via PayFast


Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan & APPS have collaborated to transform online transactions through PayFast, APPS’ payment gateway. Customers of Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan can transact safely via their Debit cards, Bank accounts or mobile wallets using APPS’ vast ecosystem of merchants which range from schools, billers, mutual funds, marketplaces, and other entities.

APPS, which is also the TPSP of the thriving payment scheme UnionPay International (UPI) in Mobile Payments, will enable Quick Response (QR) and Host Card Emulation (HCE) related transactions in Dubai Islamic Bank’s Mobile App.

The entities are aiming to digitalize more segments in the county’s digital eco-system. This collaboration will enable payment services that are fast, simple and secure. Payfast is the future-proof catalyst that will enhance Pakistan’s digital landscape.

Adnan Ali, CEO – APPS, said, “With the emergence of financial inclusion, cash is becoming redundant. The future is a cashless society, which APPS is focused on realizing and mainstreaming within Pakistan. Collaborating with Dubai Islamic Bank will grant us the opportunity to significantly widen PayFast’s customer base and to achieve the destiny of our society to Go Cashless.

Mr. Syed Zaka Ur Rehman, Head Marketing & Product Development said, “To further accelerate the Digitization of Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan’s services, we are collaborating with APPS to enhance the customer experience and to provide them with the convenience of making payments on the go through digital channels. This collaboration is also in line with Dubai Islamic Bank Group’s vision to make the Bank – Digitally Intelligent Bank.

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