Mobile financial service provider bKash tied up with Grameen UNIQLO, a social business initiative of Japan, to facilitate the customers making payment through bKash for purchasing clothes from Grameen UNIQLO stores.
Chief Commercial Officer of bKash Rezaul Hossain and Grameen UNIQLO Managing Director Najmul Huq signed an agreement to this end on behalf of their respective organizations, said a bKash press release Sundday
In 2010, Grameen UNIQLO started journey in Bangladesh and from July 2013, it moved to open stores in Dhaka city with the objective of providing comfortable clothing with affordable price. Now Grameen UNIQLO has eight stores in Dhaka city and gradually store numbers will increase.
According to the agreement, bKash payment will be initially accepted at eight stores of Grameen UNIQLO in Dhaka and all upcoming stores across the country. The bKash users need to dial *247# to access the bKash menu, then select '3' for the 'Payment ' option and then follow the simple interactive steps to make the payment.
Opening of bKash account is also absolutely free of cost. Any individual having a valid national ID card/passport or driving licence can open a bKash account from more than 100,000 agent points of bKash across the country.