Agreement signed between Fonepay and Western HAN for digital partnership


18th Mar, 2021 | Tourism Mail Crew


POKHARA, March 18: An agreement has been signed between Esewa Fonepay Pvt. Ltd. and Western Hotel Association Pokhara for QR code promotion and digital partnership. On Wednesday, Bikal Tulachan, President of the association, and Roshan Lamichhane, Chief Strategic Officer of Fonepay, signed the agreement.

The agreement stipulates that the member hotels under the association will use and encourage the payment system related to QR code operated by Fonepay and Fonepay will help in the promotion of tourism in Pokhara through e-services and other companies.

Bikal Tulachan, President of the association, said that the payment would be quick and transparent if the technology could be adopted. President Tulachan said that the association is committed to take the digital movement forward.

Speaking at a program at Lakeside, Pokhara, Roshan Lamichhane, Chief Strategic Officer of Fonepay, said that he would support the "Let's go to Pokhara" campaign run by the association. Lamichhane also said that his company and group will help Pokhara to move forward on digital issues.

Ishwori Prasad Bhattarai, Head of the Nepal Rastra Bank Pokhara regional office, said that only cheap, free internet will make digital payments accessible to the people. He informed that NRB has been encouraging such payments.