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31/12/2020
In collaboration with HUAWEI BENEFIT Launches BenefitPay App on HUAWEI AppGallery
BENEFIT, the Kingdom’s innovator and leading company in Fintech and electronic financial transactions services, announces the launch of BenefitPay, the National Electronic Wallet, on the HUAWEI AppGallery platform, the third largest app marketplace in the world, delivering state of the art e-payments solutions for HUAWEI smartphone users in the Kingdom. HUWAEI smartphones users can take advantage of various services offered via the BenefitPay mobile application including the immediate (Fawri+) service and (Fawri) service for bank to bank transfers, be it single or bulk; the billing service (Fawateer) a one stop system that allows banks to offer a customer inquiry and payment of bills through a single click, in addition to the Sadeem service which enables Sadeem card holder to conduct cashless transactions and top ups for petrol and fuel at refueling stations. Furthermore, BenefitPay allows users to easily make purchases at POS machines by scanning QR code using their Huawei smartphones without a limit on maximum payments. It is also expected that the contactless payment service "Tap and Go" will be activated for Huawei smartphone users, once Huawei completes the service's requirements.

BENEFIT aims through this initiative to enable HUAWEI smartphone users to swiftly send or accept payments electronically, eliminating the need for physical cash or cards as part of BENEFIT’s efforts to encourage and create a cashless society, which comes in line with the Kingdom’s vision to strengthen the digital community by launching a variety of innovative services across multiple industry sectors, with a specific focus on the banking sector which has grown to become dependable on electronic financial transactions

Commenting on this occasion, Abdulwahed AlJanahi, Chief Executive (C.E) of BENEFIT, said, “It is with great pride that we announce the launch of BenefitPay on the HUAWEI AppGallery platform, enabling users to get the most of our outstanding and most popular electronic payment solutions in the Kingdom. This allows us to be able to serve a wider range of customers allowing us to provide our community with easier and safer ways to conduct transactions, and further expand our user base for our rapidly growing number of services.”

“We play an important role in innovating financial transactions in the Kingdom, and our latest initiative comes as part of our vision to digitize all financial transactions, in line with the National Plan and the directives of the Central Bank of Bahrain to create a cashless society, which has never been more important especially considering the risk posed by these unprecedented times.”

Ian Li, Head of HUAWEI CBG, Middle East Multi Countries said, “We are extremely pleased to see BenefitPay available in our official app marketplace, as it complements HUAWEI’s unique position to directly engage with users and address their demands with locally distinctive apps that enrich their experience. BenefitPay is a very welcome addition to our growing list of global and regional partnerships and content partners, which enable us to leverage our shared capabilities so that users are free to browse a rich, safe and secure pool of apps.”
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