Western Union's money transfer service thru' postal dept launched

Western Union’s Money Transfer Service through Bangladesh Postal Department was launched yesterday, making an easy way for the expatriates to send home money from abroad.

This facility will be available initially at 450 post offices across the country enabling people to receive remittances easily and quickly. The service will be extended to other post offices of the country in phases.

Special Assistant to the Chief Adviser for Social Welfare and Posts and Telecommunications Brig Gen (Retd) MA Malek formally inaugurated the service by handing over the money sent by an expatriate from Malaysia to his beneficiary.

Postal Department Director General Mobashsher-ur Rahman, Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Saleh Uddin Ahmed, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry Secretary Iqbal Mahmud, Western Union Country Director Ratish Kumar and Country Manager Syed Mohammad Kamal and Additional DG (postal services) AKM Rafiqul Alam was present at the function.

Western Union’s Money Transfer Service through Bangladesh Postal Department was launched yesterday, making an easy way for the expatriates to send home money from abroad.

This facility will be available initially at 450 post offices across the country enabling people to receive remittances easily and quickly. The service will be extended to other post offices of the country in phases.

Special Assistant to the Chief Adviser for Social Welfare and Posts and Telecommunications Brig Gen (Retd) MA Malek formally inaugurated the service by handing over the money sent by an expatriate from Malaysia to his beneficiary.

Postal Department Director General Mobashsher-ur Rahman, Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Saleh Uddin Ahmed, Posts and Telecommunications Ministry Secretary Iqbal Mahmud, Western Union Country Director Ratish Kumar and Country Manager Syed Mohammad Kamal and Additional DG (postal services) AKM Rafiqul Alam was present at the function.

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