Unlike Tinder's free service which restricts the number of likes, Paktor has unlimited liking capabilities and allows you to take back a swipe if you made a mistake.The service is also available in nine other countries, including Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines.Swiping the screen right of left helps users pick out a love match.
Spokesman Rosette Pambakian in a statement to AFP said the premium charges are not unlike those imposed by other web services.
"Most of them are not the sociable type and making new friends of the opposite sex is a big challenge.
The Muslim community used to rely on parents for recommendations for partners, but this practice has declined.
This means users cannot search through its database of users.
Users can choose to "Like" the profile or "Pass" on the match.
The popular dating app Tinder on Monday started charging for premium features but the move has been criticised for making older users pay more, AFP reported.