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bKash launches add money service

Wallet loading is now easier with Mastercard and Southeast Bank

FE Desk | March 13, 2019 00:00:00

bKash has launched a new service enabling its customers to transfer fund instantly from Mastercard branded debit, credit and prepaid cards issued by banks in Bangladesh to bKash 24/7.

This service is now a reality with Southeast Bank's Mastercard Payment Gateway Service. bKash, the largest mobile financial service provider of Bangladesh, Mastercard and Southeast Bank jointly organized the launching event at a city hotel on Monday, said a statement.

bKash app users can add money to their own accounts as well as other bKash accounts. The same bKash cash-in limits will be applicable for this service. To make the transfer bKash users need to click add money options from bKash app interface. Then they need to select card to bKash options and incorporate the bKash number. Putting the required card details and desired amount customer will get an OTP (One Time Password) in their registered mobile number. By entering the OTP customer will be able to complete the transaction.

Dr. Mashiur Rahman, Economic Affairs Adviser to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh graced the event as the chief guest.

Kamal Quadir, CEO, bKash; M. Kamal Hossain, Managing Director, Southeast Bank Limited (SEBL) and Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager, Mastercard Bangladesh were present.

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