The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) has entered into a mobile payment partnership with Naqdina, a provider of electronic payment services.

As part of the strategic partnership, AWCC customers can now use Naqdina’s network of service centers, point-of-service terminals, self service kiosks and mobile applications to top up to their AWCC mobile accounts.

The deal will offer AWCC’s customers with increased options for accessing in person, self service and online account management services.

AWCC managing director Amin Ramin said: "Our partnership with Naqdina provides AWCC’s clients with a tremendous array of account management options — and it also demonstrates our Company’s leadership in the mobile payments arena.

"We look forward to our new partnership with Naqdina and to generating many years of mutual success."