M O N E Y G R A M International, the leading and trusted name in the money transfer industry has begun an international partnership agreement with the largest bank in Ghana, the Ghana Commercial Bank. By this agreement Money transferred through MoneyGram can be accessed through all the 133 branches of Ghana Commercial bank.
MoneyGram International which began moving money around the world in 1940 operates in over 125, 000,00 locations worldwide. In the UK, MoneyGram having gone into a similar agreement with the Post office group is by far the largest international money transfer network in the UK.
In a chat with African Echo's Isaac Amo-Kyereme, Ms Martina Moh, of MoneyGram UK, said in just ten minutes, cash can travel from any Post Office branch in the UK to 125,000 locations in approximately 170 countries and territories worldwide.
With this partnership with Ghana Commercial bank the same level of a fast efficient and effective service will be accorded the Ghanaian Market.
A high powered team of officials from the Ghana Commercial bank made up of Ms Elizabeth Coch, Head of International Banking, Alhaji Salifu, Head of Marketing and Mr. Albert Twum, Head of Global Transfer reiterated that with this partnership with Ghana Commercial bank, the largest bank in Ghana, the Ghanaian consumer has been offered the best option of sending money home to friends and relatives right at their door step. Ghana Commercial Bank like MoneyGram has since it began operations in 1953 grown to become a recognised name in the banking industry.
Most Ghanaians open their first bank accounts with Ghana Commercial bank. This is because it is a listening, trusted and accessible bank.
The bank today has a wide spectrum of products for the segmented market it operates it. All its branches offer virtual banking facilities as well as many ATM systems all over Ghana. Money sent through MoneyGram for delivery at a Ghana Commercial Bank gets to its destination with out question.
With this marriage of giants in the industry, the M o n e y G r a m / G h a n a Commercial Bank network will offer its clients an affordable, Quick and Convenient way of reaching out to family, friends, and businesses and to all so far as sending money to Ghana is concerned.
The entire team of officials from Ghana Commercial Bank and MoneyGram International yours truly spoke to were resolute that, their partnership which is aimed at making their services much more affordable, fast and convenient has come to stay.