Petrol sheds of Fuel Supply Maldives (FSM) begin accepting payments via mFaisaa from Ooredoo Maldives.
During a special ceremony held on Monday, the services were inaugurated by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives Khalid al Hamid and FSM’s Managing Director Mohamed Gasam.
Speaking at the ceremony, FSM’s MD Gasam said that they always work towards improving the services they provide to the people, and this service commenced today took the company to a new level.
Noting that the number of people using FSM’s sheds has increased by a great margin, he said that the amount diesel customers alone have increased by 109 percent since 2018. Meanwhile, petrol customers have increased by 86 percent since then.
In addition to this Gasam revealed that they have been in discussion with Ooredoo for about eight months over mFaisa, and expressed hope the services will be offered to people without any interruptions.
Thrilled to announce our partnership with @FuelSuppliesMv to enable contactless, fast & secure payments via #mFaisaa at FSM Petrol sheds across Male’ & Hulhumale’. Customers can simply scan the QR code & pay with just a few taps shortening the waiting time at the petrol sheds. pic.twitter.com/AVoL2jnFj9— Ooredoo Maldives (@OoredooMaldives) November 14, 2022
Meanwhile, the MD and CEO of Ooredoo Maldives spoke of Ooredoo’s aim to expose Maldivians to the digital lifestyle.
“#mFaisaa caters the current need to acquire reliable, convenient & secure payment solutions with just a few taps on their smartphones. Our partnership with FSM is a great step to further drive the adoption of digital financial service,” said Khalid
A special promotion was also announced in celebration of the new service. Under the promotion, those using mFaisaa to make payments at FSM’s sheds stand a chance to win a Scoopy motorcycle. The offer extends till May 14, 2023.