QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has announced the launch of ‘WeChat Pay’ and ‘AliPay+’ to its existing wide range of payment methods accepted by its trader network in Qatar, making it the first bank in Qatar to launch these services.
The newly launched services have added up to emphasise the bank’s continuous leading position in Cards and Retail Payment acceptance and highlight the bank’s efforts in contributing innovative and convenient shopping and payment services to its traders and customers.
These mobile payment solutions are a powerful added tool for traders keen to attract and gain the loyalty of customers and shoppers travelling abroad.
QNB to introduce international wallets on QR code payments
Commenting on this partnership, Adel Ali Al Malki, General Manager of QNB Group Retail Banking, said that the bank is the first bank in Qatar to introduce innovative international wallets based on QR code payments, which customers and traders could use very conveniently.
He added that this partnership would enable millions of customers to easily, safely, and securely complete their transactions with the bank’s vast trader network. In addition, this will assist retailers in many segments by giving those WeChat and AliPay+ users the option to pay using their smart devices.
It is worthy to note that QNB continues to lead the digital banking and payment ground through its state-of-the-art digital solutions and innovative products tailored to suit the changing needs of customers with the highest and most advanced levels of services, where it was the first bank to introduce a broad range of intelligent payment options to its customers.
QNB Group encompasses its subsidiaries and associate companies in more than 31 countries across three continents, providing an inclusive range of advanced products and services. In addition, the group is proud to be the official Middle East and Africa supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022.
A total of 27,000 employees operate through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,700 machines.