LAHORE: The Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with SadaPay, a digital mobile wallet company, to assist eRozgaar freelancers by providing them with easy and secure access to their monetary funds.
PITB eGovernance DG Sajid Latif and SadaPay CEO Brandon Timinsky signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations. SadaPay Marketing Head Muhammad Asad, PITB Director Salman Amin, Senior Programme Manager Ahmed Islam, focal person Wishal Naveed and other senior officials were also present on this occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, DG Sajid Latif said, “eRozgaar is a joint project of PITB and Youth Affairs, Sports, Archeology & Tourism (YASAT) Department. SadaPay will issue freelancer accounts to every e-Rozgaar graduate at no cost for the duration of this agreement along with customized debit cards with PITB printed logo. The MoU will be a game-changer for the eRozgaar community in Pakistan as up till now, more than 16,000 students have been graduated from 32 eRozgaar centres across Punjab with online earnings of more than Rs230 million.”
SadaPay CEO Brandon Timinsky said that SadaPay has the best alternative for foreign transactions which will facilitate this process for our freelancers with minimal charges. “E-Rozgaar freelancers will be issued accounts and debit cards free of cost for three years and will not have any monthly or annual fees for an account or card issuance. There will be no IBFT fee for transfers below Rs10,000 while the fee will be Rs8 for IBFT transfers from Rs10,000 to Rs250,000.”