BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 15Trend: Azerpost LLC has been integrated into the instant payment system since November 2020, and currently the LLC’s clients have the opportunity to use this type of transactions with accounts, the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies of Azerbaijan told Trend.
According to the ministry, the next stage in this project will be integration into the payment system via QR codes. At the moment, test work is underway on specially designated testing instances and in the financial ecosystem itself.
The structure also reported that within the framework of the signed memorandum between Azerpost and the Turkish Post and Telegraph Organization (PTT) and Actif Bank, starting from April 1 of this year, it is planned to launch a money transfer system in post offices throughout the country.
“Along with this, the issue of implementation of payments for e-commerce through this system is being discussed,” the Ministry of Communications said.
Recall that in 2020, the coronavirus pandemic led to a significant reduction in the volume of international shipments. As a result of the negotiations, on April 14, 2020, Azerpost started sending international mail to 18 countries, and on April 29, 16 more countries were added to this list. On May 20, 2020 “Azerpost” began to carry out shipments to 40 countries of the world.
(Author: Sadraddin Agdjaev. Editor: Nadir Nasirov)