PTCL signs a secure payment agreement with NIFT for its customers

Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL), signed an agreement with National Institutional Facilitation Technologies (NIFT), to facilitate and promote its online portal that will allow customers to pay their bills online conveniently and securely via NIFT’s ePay digital payment gateway on PTCL’s website.

The agreement was signed by Mohammed Amir Siddiki, PTCL, and NIFT CEO Haider Wahab. NIFT is one of Pakistan's major payment processors and offers stable digital trade payments under the brand name NIFT ePay through its DFS website. NIFT is one of the biggest digital trade transactions in Pakistan.

In addition to other existing digital payment tools, including debit cards and digital wallets, PTCL customers can now make their online payment from any Pakistani bank account in order to send them e-commerce transactions on the PTCL Web site.

"This partnership would certainly pave the way for our consumers to make payment choices more cost-effective, easier, and safer. EVP Group Financial Planning & Treasury, PTCL," said Muhammad Amir Siddiqi. In addition to the card-based transactions, the option to pay the accounts directly by bank accounts or wallets gives our consumers a sense of confidence and ease of use. We actively strive to provide offerings that add value to our experiences to our clients."

"NIFT is very pleased with PTCL on-board and sees this as a strategic alliance that will support a huge Pakistan customer base to digitize bill payments through our safe and stable NIFT ePay app. Talking about the relationship with PTCL, Haider Wahab, CEO, NIFT said. This is a step in the right direction as consumers in Pakistan need to be provided with safe and easy means of making online purchases. We want to ensure that digital payments in the country are adopted and accelerate with such partnerships."

PTCL is steadily working with such partnerships to provide consumers the convenience they need in order to benefit from all the amenities they need when paying for their tickets from the warmth and protection of their homes.