Federal Minister for Postal Services Sardar Alhaj Muhammad Umar Gorgaij inaugurated the service at a ceremony organised here at the Islamabad GPO.The DG Pakistan Post said that initially EMO service has started between eleven major cities including Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot, Peshawar, Quetta, Karachi and Hyderabad. He said the service would be interlinked with Internet.
He said this service will allow anyone to quickly transfer money within the country. Online accounts facility will make the service easy and fast. Citizens will be able to transfer up to Rs100,000 within 30 seconds.
He said that in phases this service will be extended to all 83 GPOs in the country. He said the customers can now send money up to one lakh rupees for instant transmission through the EMO service at very nominal charges ranging from Rs50 to Rs600.