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Samba Bank Goes Live with Bookme.pk for the Provision of E-ticketing Services

Bookme.pk – Pakistan’s number one e-ticketing platform in the transportation and entertainment sectors – has announced today that they are now live with Samba Bank’s Digital Banking application called Samba Smart, offering e-ticketing services for Buses, Airlines, Cinemas, and Events to Samba Bank customers across Pakistan.

This partnership aims to establish convenient and efficient e-ticketing services for customers with a keen focus on tech-savvy millennials.

As a result of this integration, all Samba Bank mobile application users can buy the cheapest online tickets from the largest pool of buses, airlines, cinemas, and events with just a few clicks. Customers simply log in to their Samba Smart Mobile Application, purchase a ticket, and directly checkout with their mobile application. Bookme.pk receives payment confirmation in real-time and issues an e-ticket to the customer instantly.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Faizan Aslam – CEO Bookme.pk, said, “The e-commerce industry has witnessed a huge spike in digital transactions as consumers shift towards digital platforms for their everyday transactions during the global pandemic. We are delighted to partner with Samba Bank to enable their customer base to conveniently purchase e-tickets with their Samba Smart mobile application and we look forward to building further on our partnership.”

Samba Bank Limited (SBL) is a majority-owned subsidiary of Samba Financial Group of Saudi Arabia. Samba Financial Group currently holds an 84.51% stake in Samba Bank Limited.

“We are always looking to enhance the quality of our services for our customers, to provide them with more value and benefits that will improve their banking experience with Samba. Our partnership with Bookme will fuel the drive towards digitization of payments, especially in the post-COVID-19 environment,” said Talal Javed, Group Head Consumer Banking, Samba Bank Limited.

“Samba Bank is glad to have come together with Bookme in this strategic partnership. By enabling the e-ticketing platform on Samba Smart, we aim to provide our customers more convenience for instant booking with clearly no hassle and no need to carry a physical ticket”, said Zeeshan Kaiser, Group Head Information Technology, SBL.

Bookme.pk is among the largest e-commerce platforms in the country in terms of digital transactions. It is completely cashless and has already integrated with major payment platforms in Pakistan including Jazz Cash, Easypaisa, Habib Bank Limited, Alfalah, and Askari Bank to ensure a seamless checkout experience for end-users.

Furthermore, Bookme.pk has a vast portfolio of 50+ bus companies and 200+ airlines integrated on its platform.

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