DUSHANBE , February 14, Asia-Plus - Open joint-stock company “AgroInvestBonk” will sign wage project agreements with four large enterprises and organizations in Tajikistan soon.    

Ikhtiyor Rahimov, head of the payment system development and plastic cards department within the AgroInvestBonk, has told Asia-Plus that under these projects the bank will render services to the enterprises, whose staff members will agree to receive their wages by plastic cards or Pos-terminal.    

“As a result of the implementation of this project a number of holders of plastic cards in our country will increase by 2,500 people,” the Asia-Plus interlocutor said, noting that 15 other bank machines will be installed I remote areas of the republic soon.  

According to him, an agreement on wage project has already been signed with the “TojikAzot” enterprise, which has more than 1000 employees and “in already March, their wages will be transferred to their plastic cards.”  

Besides, AgroInvestBonk intends to sign such an agreement with one of universities in the republic in near future. 

According to figures provided by the National Bank of Tajikistan , there have been 4,486 holders of plastic cards in Tajikistan as of January 1 2006 .  Of them, 50 percent are clients of AgroInvestBonk. 

Besides, AgroInvestBonk, Oryonbonk and Tojiksodirotbonk also provide services on plastic cards.