Easypaisa, Pakistan’s leading digital payments platform, has bagged the Emerging Payments Award 2020 for the ‘Best Financial Inclusion Payments Initiative’. The popular mobile banking platform was one of the two winners out of four contestants.

The winners were announced recently at the virtual Emerging Payments Awards Ceremony, streamed online for the global community to participate. The Awards celebrate innovation and collaboration by recognizing companies that have made significant advances in payments. Now in its 13th year, the Emerging Payments Awards is one of the UK industry’s prestigious events.

Easypaisa has emerged as a major player in the sphere of financial inclusion on previous occasions too. It has made headway in the field by forging partnerships with other companies to play the role of an enabler for financial inclusion through ensuring access to digital financial services.

Commenting on the achievement, M. Mudassar Aqil, President & CEO, Easypaisa/Telenor Microfinance Bank, said, “It is a matter of great pride for us at Easypaisa to become the winner of the prestigious Emerging Payments Award for 2020 and we are ecstatic, to say the least.”

“Easypaisa has always strived to play the role of an enabler for the digital financial inclusion of the masses, and this recognition further strengthens our resolve to play our part in the development of a digital ecosystem. As the most widely used digital wallet App in Pakistan, serving millions of people every day, we look forward to continuing building the Easypaisa platform through which all Pakistanis will be able to participate in the country’s formal economy,” he added.

Easypaisa has been making consistent efforts to introduce a digital landscape by allowing more people to leverage various use cases and experience seamless digital transactions through its mobile app. The platform also won the ‘The Innovators 2020’ Award in May this year for the second consecutive time in the field of Payments by the Global Finance Magazine, wherein it was recognized for forging new paths and introducing tools for greater financial inclusion.

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