Emirates Islamic launches ‘Scan to Pay’ innovation on mobile banking app

May 09, 2016

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced the launch of ‘Scan to Pay’, an innovative new offering on its mobile banking app. Using the Emirates Islamic Mobile App, customers can easily pay any DEWA bill, simply by scanning the QR code on their physical or electronic bill from DEWA.

The introduction of the Scan to Pay feature reaffirms Emirates Islamic’s commitment to bringing greater innovation in Islamic finance, in line with the findings of the ISLAMIC BANKING INDEX by EMIRATES ISLAMIC™, a consumer survey on Islamic Banking in the UAE. The survey suggested that innovation is among the key drivers of Islamic banking’s future growth and success.

Commenting on the new service, Faisal Aqil, Deputy CEO, Consumer Wealth Management, Emirates Islamic said, “Innovation is a key element of our growth strategy to become the leading Islamic bank and we will continue to invest in new technologies to enhance our customers’ mobile banking experience. This new feature adds another option for our customers to pay their utility bills conveniently and quickly. We want our customers to enjoy the accessibility and convenience of the latest digital solutions alongside the benefits of Islamic banking values.”