Karachi-25th Jan, 2019: Proving that Pakistan is not lagging on the technology and innovation front, JS Bank, one of Pakistan’s leading banking institutions has been shortlisted for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO Awards) in the “Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and Fintech” category for its Digital Policing Initiative.
The GLOMO Awards honor 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.
With its focus on innovation and technology oriented financial solutions the 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.
Commenting on the achievement Noman Azhar, Head of Branchless Banking & Digital Implementation- JS Bank said that, “It is an honor 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.”
John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd, said: “The GLOMOs provide a world stage on which to celebrate the most inspirational and innovative developments across our industry, recognizing the companies and individuals leading the way in everything from 5G, to emerging markets, to intelligent connectivity.”