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Western Union Money Transfers delivered home with MMBL Money Master

Dinesh Mendis, Managing Director, MMBL
Dinesh Mendis, Managing Director, MMBL

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and MMBL Money Master, Sri Lanka’s money transfer service and leading Western Union Agent in the country, announced thelaunchof home delivery for Western Union money transfers across the nation.

Home delivery will provide customers in Sri Lanka with another option to receive money transfers from their loved ones around the world, in the safety of their homes.As thegovernment implements COVID-19 curfews andrestrictions on movement to ensure safety of residents, Western Union and MMBL Money Master have come together to help deliver money to receivers at their homes.

“Western Union takes seriously the critical role we play in getting money to places where and when it is most needed,” said Jean Claude Farah, President, Global Network, Western Union. “We are proud to launch the new home delivery service with MMBL, offering customers a convenient way to receive money from their loved ones around the world, especially during the current times.”

“The new service will ensure that the public has access to cash, thereby providing essential financial services to a broad range of customers, including those who do not hold bank accounts,” added Farah.

“We are thrilled to provide this personalized homedelivery service for customers who receiveWestern Union money transfers,” said Dinesh Mendis, Managing Director, MMBL Money Transfer.

“The prevailing curfewsand temporary location closures due to COVID-19 have created uncertainty among beneficiaries who regularly receive support from their loved ones. Without necessary support, customers might face a situation where they may not be able to purchase essential goods due to insufficientcash in hand. With Western Union, we are committed to support customers to the best of our ability at this challenging time.”

Once the receiver gets notified by the sender that the money transfer has been sent to them, they can contact the MMBL Money Master Call center.

MMBL Money Transfer (Pvt) Limited a joint venture of Aitken Spence PLC and Mercantile Merchant Bank Ltd. Has been an agent of Western Union providing inward remittance services since 1995. With over 2000 agent locations, MMBL is the largest agent for Western Union in Sri Lanka both in terms of network and volumes.

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