LAHORE   -  Asif Peer, CEO and Managing Director at Systems Limited, and Najeeb Agrawalla, CEO at 1LINK, have joined hands to accelerate business transformation efforts through informed data-driven technology, contributing to the vision of ‘Digital Pakistan’.

The signing ceremony was held in the presence of the senior management from Systems Limited and 1LINK including Asif Peer, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Systems Limited, Azimullah Khan, Chief Information Officer, Syed Suleman Hasan, Chief Risk Officer, Muhammad Shahzeb, AGM Risk, Strategy and Corporate Affairs, Muhammad Zahid, Senior Manager, Data, SQA & Development. Senior executive from Systems Limited who were present at the signing agreement included Sarfaraz Paracha, VP Client Engagement & Sales, Sohail Chaudhry, Data & Analytics Growth Leader BFSI, and Syed Asad Ali Naqvi, AVP Sales. This handshake symbolizes Systems Limited’s collaboration with 1LINK to help internal and external stakeholders, which now spans over 37commercial and microfinance banks, 1,400+ billers, 13 affiliate members, 08 aggregators and 10+ non-banking billinitiators.

Speaking on the occasion, Asif Peer, CEO & Managing Director Systems Limited, said, “The business intelligence platform will empower 1LINK to leverage financial data smartly and meet long-term transformation goals, spearheading industry growth for stakeholders and investors alike. We look forward to a tremendous partnership and future together.”

Extending his views on this partnership, Agrawalla remarked: “Data in the 21st century is an immensely untapped asset of Pakistan. For an institution like 1LINK, which strives on interoperability and facilitates payments for the financial industry of Pakistan, the business intelligence (BI) platform will help in operational and strategic decision making. BI will enable us to have deeper business insights that can help 1LINK and its members create new products and services required by the industry. We look forward to receiving an invaluable contribution from Systems Ltd. as our BI consultants and implementation partners”.