ACI to receive payment from farmers thru bKash

Staff Correspondent

21 February, 2019 12:00 AM printer

ACI to receive payment 
from farmers thru bKash

ACI Agribusiness Managing Director and CEO Dr FH Ansarey and bKash Chief Commercial Officer Mizanur Rashid exchange documents after signing an agreement in the capital on Wednesday.

Advanced Chemical Industries Limited, a leading integrator of agricultural inputs in Bangladesh, and bKash Limited, the largest mobile financial service provider in the country, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday for facilitating farmers to pay through bKash while purchasing products from ACI Agribusiness.

Dr FH Ansarey, Managing Director and CEO, ACI Agribusiness and Mizanur Rashid, Chief Commercial Officer, bKash, signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organizations, said a press release.

 During the signing ceremony, from ACI, Md. Monir Hossain Khan, Finance Director, Shamim Murad, GM, Digital Strategy and Faiyead Ahmedul Hye, Senior Manager, Contents and Business Development and from bKash, Masrur Chowdhury, Head of Alternative Channels and Muhammad Tariqul Islam Khan, Deputy General Manager of Commercial Division were present.

Under the MoU, ACI’s digital platforms will develop offers and collect payment for agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, farm mechanization and animal health products) from farmers through bKash.