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Pakistan’s JS Bank shortlisted for GSMA Awards

KARACHI: Pakistan’s JS Bank has been shortlisted for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards) for the year 2019.

The bank was shortlisted in the category of “Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and Fintech” for its Digital Policing Initiative.

JS Bank introduced its digital policing initiative in partnership with Islamabad Traffic Police. This innovative solution offers a suite of services in six categories including, digital traffic violation challan issuance, fee payments through mobile wallets, document management system, live monitoring of police official’s deployment, heat maps of traffic violations and live reconciliation of accounts.

Noman Azhar, Head of Branchless Banking & Digital Implementation- JS Bank said: “It is an honour to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. JS Bank is the only Pakistani bank to have made it to the top 5 in any category this year. At JS Bank, we strive to be pioneers in digital technology which improves the lives of our fellow citizens. This achievement will further JS Bank’s commitment towards technological innovation and public facilitation.”

The bank will be competing with multinational entities and it is a great achievement to have made it this far.

The GLOMO Awards honour the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry, with 42 awards presented over 10 categories. Held in Spain, their objective is to spotlight the technological innovations helping to connect everyone and everything to a better future, from developments in 5G, to innovations, to start-ups and entrepreneurs that are dreaming up the next big thing.