JS Bank Digital Policing Initiative Hits Gold – Reaches “Best Mobile Innovation for Payment and Fintech” Shortlist In World Renowned Global Mobile Awards 2019

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.”

The Bank will be competing with multinational entities and it is a great achievement to have made it this far. JS Bank remains committed to providing unsurpassed services and offerings to its customers.

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About JS Bank:

JS Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, with 345 branches in 172 cities. The Bank also has an international presence and is a leading player in the digital banking space. JS Bank has received the prestigious award for Best Environmental and Social Governance Bank at the Pakistan Banking Awards 2017. The Bank is part of JS Group, one of the Pakistan’s most diversified and progressive financial services group. For more information, please visit http://www.jsbl.com.

About the GSMA:

The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting more than 750 operators with over 350 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.