Azerbaijani regional post branch to render financial services
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 20 / Trend H. Valiyev /
Masalli post branch will provide financial services to the population, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies said.
According to the ministry, today Azerpoct's Masalli branch has 42 post offices. The reconstruction is under completion.
Banking services in Azerpoct network are rendered in the first post offices (Sabail) and fifth (Garadagh) branches.
The operator is allowed to provide five of seven existing financial services. Opening and managing of accounts, money transfers, issuance of debit card transactions for buying and selling currencies are included.
Two more additional services, including receiving of deposits and issuing of credit cards, will be considered next year.
Financial services will be introduced in the branches of the postal operator stage-by-stage in metropolitan post offices, and at the regional level, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technologies department head Novruz Mammadov said.
Today the appeals of Apsheron, Sumgait, and a number of regional branches are being considered", Mammadov said.
Banking services are provided through the automated corporate information system. More than 500 offices and branches of postal service have been already connected to it.
Today about 47 banks operate in Azerbaijan. The total number of branches exceeds 500, whereas the number of Azerpoct post offices exceeds 1,600 units.