The world’s tallest ATM is located on the Khunjerab Pass border between China and Pakistan, with an altitude of 4,693 meters.
Over the past few decades, ATMs have become one of the most popular pieces of technology in the world, but have you ever seen an ATM in the snow? If you haven’t already, head to the Khunjerab Pass border in Pakistan’s northern Gilgit-Baltistan province, home to the world’s tallest fully functional ATM.
The ATM installed by the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) in 2016, the solar and wind powered cash machine is a “wonder” at Khunjerab Pass, the highest paved border road in the world. gender.
Installing this ATM was a rather complicated endeavor that took the National Bank of Pakistan about four months to complete. Regular maintenance and recharge of the machine was also quite a chore, as the bank was nearest is 82 km away. Zahid Hussain, branch manager of Sost NBP branch – the nearest branch to the ATM, often had to drive despite whirlwinds, storms, landslides and difficult passes to ensure the ATM works. normal.
This ATM mainly serves border guards, a small number of locals and a small number of people crossing the pass. Despite the low transaction volume, the bank attaches great importance to this machine because of the people who use it.
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