Breaking fast: Xpress Money hosted a Global Iftar for its customers across 20 countries on a single day

From Fiji to Canada, thousands of people across 13-time zones shared Iftar meals on that day

June 11th 2018: With less than a week left for Eid Al Fitr celebrations to begin, Xpress Money, one of the most dependable money transfer brands in the world, hosted a memorable Iftar for its customers during this Holy Month of Ramadan. Xpress Money along with its partners hosted a GlobaI Iftar to share the spirit of Ramadan with its customers spread across Fiji, Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, UAE, Oman, Uganda, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, KSA, Jordan, Ghana, UK, US, and Canada. Thousands of Xpress Money’s customers ended their daily Ramadan fast as the sun set across these 20 countries in over 13 time-zones on May 31st, 2018; the #XMGlobalIftarBox containing dates, water, fruits, juices etc. was shared with its customers to begin their second meal of the day. Watch #XMGlobalIftarBox travel the world https://youtu.be/1nbjgwWuslQ

Speaking about the initiative, Ashwin Gedam, Vice President, Global Marketing, Xpress Money, said: “We set out to do something different this Ramadan. Iftar is a time when friends and family get together to break their day long fast. As the Xpress Money family, which consists of customers and partners, is spread across the world, this year we decided to organize a Global Iftar on the same day across 20 countries with the aim of sharing Iftar meals with our customers across the globe.

Imran Waheed, from Shan Travel, an Xpress Money agent in Southall, United Kingdom said: “Ramadan is a very special time for millions of Muslims across the world and breaking fast together is a big part of the community. It was a fantastic moment for my store and our customers were very glad to receive such a wonderful gift from Xpress Money.

Building on experience

For the last five years, Xpress Money has been organizing special Iftar distributions for migrant workers across Gulf Cooperation Council counties and has been part of various outreach programs supported by the Dubai Police.

Gedam continued: “We are grateful to the Dubai Police for their continued support, especially during the Iftar in the UAE. We are achieving great things together and we hope for this to continue.

About ‘Xpress Money’:

Incorporated in 1999, 'Xpress Money' is a global money transfer brand with a thriving presence in more than 170 countries across the globe through partnerships that have a network of over 200,000 locations. It is one of the most dependable and renowned international money transfer brands across the globe. 'Xpress Money' provides customers convenient, simple and secure ways to transfer money across geographies. Its widespread network is strengthened by collaborations with renowned organizations that include international money transfer operators (IMTOs), banking as well as non-banking institutions, retail chains, online remittance players and fintech companies. Xpress Money's state of the art compliance and security policies ensure customers a secure and hassle-free money transfer process.

Xpress Money is part of Finablr, a global platform for Payments and Foreign Exchange solutions. With deep regulatory know-how, technology expertise and industry leading partnerships, Finablr companies provide a broad array of tailored and trusted financial solutions for consumers and businesses. With a global reach spanning 170+ countries, Finablr companies processed over 150 million transactions in 2018, managing nearly USD 115 billion for customers.

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