Kuala Lumpur, 9 October 2020 – KiplePay Sdn Bhd (KiplePay) today entered a strategic collaboration with Digital Perak Corporation Holdings (Digital Perak) to provide a unified payment platform that will bring cashless convenience for both citizens and merchants to perform cashless transactions in government services and businesses in the Perak state.
This collaboration will further KiplePay’s agenda to bring cashless benefits to both citizens and businesses in Perak. Citizens can now use cashless payment methods to access and pay for various services through the Digital Perak web portal. These services include training courses, co-working space, computer lab and office through Hub Innovasi and Multimedia (HiM), and asset booking, quit rent and summon payment with agencies, municipal councils and other Government Linked Companies (GLC) in Perak.
For businesses, merchants under Digital Perak’s S.M.A.R.T Niaga@Perak programme will be able to provide cashless payments for in-store and online transactions. KiplePay will provide a merchant app that enables cashless payments for in-store transactions and the KipleBiz Unified Payment platform will support merchants who sell their services or goods online with payment gateway services that facilities multiple mode of payments such as Online Banking, Debit / Credit Card and multiple E-Wallets.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives and pushed many SMEs to the edge. We need to keep finding ways to keep our citizens safe but also to revitalise businesses. One way to do this is to provide enablers for public sector services and help SMEs to digitalise as quickly as possible. We want to extend our gratitude to the Perak Government for their continuous efforts to reduce the risk associated with cash handling for both citizens and businesses. The new cashless initiatives in local councils, government departments and agencies as well as businesses in Perak will be able to keep the people of Perak safe as well as uplift the merchants to survive and even thrive through these tough times,” says Kay Tan, CEO of KiplePay.
“Today’s collaboration with KiplePay is part of our effort towards achieving the aspiration of the national policy on Industrial Revolution 4.0 to automate all services of the state government via internet. A seamless transition is important as it involves all stakeholders in the state and this will set the benchmark for digital transformation agenda for the businesses and government services,” said Meor Rezal Fitri bin Dato’ Dr Hj Meor Redwan, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Perak.
The exchange of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was witnessed by the Menteri Besar of Perak, Y.A.B. Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal bin Dato’ Azumu. Also present were Chief Executive Officer of Digital Perak, Meor Rezal Fitri bin Dato’ Dr Hj Meor Redwan and Chief Executive Officer of KiplePay, Kay Tan.
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