AmBank offers JomPAY to MAIK & PKB
Focus Malaysia 11 Jul 2019 13:12

AmBank continues to deliver top notch transaction banking services powered by JomPAY through a strategic partnership with the Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan (MAIK) and Permodalan Kelantan Berhad (PKB). Through this collaboration members of the public are now able to make cashless zakat payment and waqaf contribution to MAIK through JomPAY at the online banking channels of 41 banks in Malaysia. PKB’s customer are also able to make JomPAY payments for their Ar Rahn shariah-compliant pawn broking transactions.

Present at the ceremony were Tuan Haji Aziz Yunos, Chief Executive Officer, Perbadanan Kemajuan Iktisad Negeri Kelantan (PKINK) and Executive Director, PKB, Tuan Haji Zulkifle Abd Rahman, Timbalan Yang Dipertua, MAIK, Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz, Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group, and Encik Firdaus Ghani, Director, Client Engagement, Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) the operator of JomPAY.

“We are offering tailored transaction banking solutions powered by JomPAY Smart Reference, where customers may perform multiple type of payments in a single transaction. Our solution provides efficient and effective reconciliation of incoming payments, coupled with real time notification services,” said Raja Teh Maimunah.

JomPAY allows bank customers to easily and conveniently make bill and invoice payments via Internet banking, mobile banking and ATMs of 41 banks in Malaysia.  Since its launch 2015, JomPAY has gained widespread adoption and is now Malaysia’s largest online bill payment service with more than 5,300 registered biller codes.

“We are delighted that Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan (MAIK) has joined the ranks of state Islamic councils that accept JomPAY payments.  More than 80% of state Islamic bodies in Malaysia have enabled zakat payments and waqaf donations via JomPAY,” said Mr Peter Schiesser, Group Chief Executive Officer of PayNet.

“We are also delighted that Permodalan Kelantan Berhad (PKB) is now accepting payments via JomPAY. The use of JomPAY will substantially elevate PKB’s operational efficiency, improve their collections and provide convenience for PKB’s customers. With JomPAY, both MAIK and PKB need only to connect to one bank to collect payments on a 24 x 7 basis from 41 banks in Malaysia” added Mr Schiesser.

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