OREANDA-NEWS. February 21, 2012. CONTACT system has connected a new partner in Azerbaijan - Expressbank. CONTACT money transfer services became available to clients in 13 offices of Expressbank, located in seven cities of the country, reported the press-centre of RUSSLAVBANK.

Now CONTACT’s clients in Azerbaijan can send and receive money in rubles, U.S. dollars and euros in Expressbank’s offices in Baku, Sumgait, Ganja, Gusar, Mingachevir, Khachmaz and Shirvan.

By connecting Expressbank a number of CONTACT system service points have reached eight hundred units in the Republic of Azerbaijan. In particular, in Baku system’s services can be used in 368 offices of the partner banks, in Sumgait - 36, Ganja - 34, Lankaran - 16, Barda and Yevlakh - 12. Due to unaddressed format of CONTACT money transfers in Russia and CIS countries, money can be given to the recipient at any CONTACT system point on the territory of Azerbaijan.

"Our partnership with Expressbank will allow bank’s clients quickly, profitably and safely transfer money via CONTACT System for more than hundred countries around the world" - said Svetlana Frolova, vice-president of RUSSLAVBANK, the System’s operator. - CONTACT system has been providing money transfer services in the territory of Azerbaijan for more than eleven years and now it is an integral part of the financial services of the majority of banks – our partners roster in the country consists of 32 financial institutions, which is equivalent to 70 percent of the total number of banks operating in Azerbaijan".