Pathao, the country’s largest digital platform, announced yesterday that the captain of Bangladesh’s ODI cricket team, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, will serve as its brand ambassador, said a press release.
The new partnership with Mashrafe Bin Mortaza comes amidst Pathao’s continued efforts in empowering communities, transforming the lives of millions and thus moving Bangladesh with their app-based solutions, said the statement.
Commenting on the announcement, Hussain M Elius, the CEO of Pathao, said, “We are thrilled to have Mashrafe as Pathao's brand ambassador. He has helped lift the image of Bangladesh among its international neighbors, time and again. His unconditional love for his country is evident in every step he takes and as a homegrown startup, we believe his perseverance will help us to significantly improve Bangladesh's digital landscape. He is an essential part in our quest of successfully Moving Bangladesh.’’
Commenting on his alliance with Pathao, Bangladesh Cricket Team’s captain in ODI format Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said, “I have seen Pathao take on the challenge of Moving Bangladesh and grow beyond the boundaries of our country. Being a Bangladeshi player, through unwavering determination, Pathao is allowing millions to save time and money, empowering communities to grow. I believe, together, it is possible for us to bowl out barriers that lie in the path towards a brighter future.”
Pathao is looking to increase digital penetration throughout the country and provide opportunities for thousands of riders, captains and cyclists in Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Narayanganj and Gazipur, states the release. With Mashrafe now on board, Pathao hopes to bring all their services to the masses so that they too can transform their lives.