In the current COVID situation, especially during this month of Ramadan, bKash is offering 1.0 per cent cash bonus on top of 2.0 per cent government incentive on remittance, to ensure more comfort to the expatriates while sending money to their loved ones through different banking channels, according to a press release.
Currently, expatriates are availing the opportunity to send remittance securely to 52 million bKash accounts through 10 commercial banks of the country via more than 50 money transfer organisations (MTO).
Using online or wallet transfer facilities, expatriates from 93 countries of the world are sending remittance. Due to these facilities, the expatriates have sent remittances worth US$ 138 million in 2020.
During this pandemic, this cash bonus offered by bKash along with government incentive has brought more relief to the expatriates and their relatives in sending and receiving remittance from anywhere 24/7 while staying at home.
This offer is applicable for sending any amount of remittance of Tk 10,000 or more. The offer will be valid until May 31, 2021.
A customer can avail this offer twice in a month which means, maximum four times during the whole campaign. As a result, s/he can get up to Tk 1,200 taka in a month and maximum Tk 2,400 during the offer period.
With the government incentive and bKash bonus, a customer has the opportunity to send remittance of Tk 125,000 per day and a maximum of Tk 0.45 million per month.
Expatriates can send remittance to their loved one's bKash account instantly through online/internet transfer or mobile wallets without going anywhere.
Because of the convenient and fast way of sending money through banking channels, the remittance service of bKash is becoming more popular. This service is helping them stay safe during the pandemic as well.
In addition, receivers can Cash Out the money at any time from any nearby agent point instead of wasting time and cost in reaching bank counters. While staying at home, they can also avail various bKash services through their wallets such as: utility bill payment, send money, mobile recharge, payment of educational institution or hospital expenses, payment of online shopping, etc. Due to these, relatives of the expatriates are also considering bKash as the easiest, safest and most convenient way of receiving remittance, adds the release.