Mastercard partners with EBL, BASIS

Dhaka,  Thu,  21 September 2017
Published : 21 Apr 2017, 00:25:37

Mastercard partners with EBL, BASIS

Eastern Bank Ltd (EBL) and BASIS entered a partnership on Thursday to launch an exclusive Mastercard Titanium Credit card for the BASIS member organisations and their employees.

The card comes with a host of exciting, unique features. The card provides access to a network of more than 1,600 partner outlets offering a variety of privileges and discounts that Mastercard has in Bangladesh, as well as BOGO (Buy-1-Get-1) offer at the leading hotels and resorts in Cox's Bazar and Sylhet where the cardholder can enjoy a free room at night throughout the year, according to a statement.

The card comes with no issuance fee for the first year for the members of the organisation. Furthermore, if any cardholder transacts 18-times in a year, the renewal fee will also be completely waived. The first two supplementary cards will also be issued free of charge.

The cardholders having the Mastercard Titanium Credit card will have free access to the EBL Skylounge at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Installment facility with the card is also simpler than ever, giving the cardholder the flexibility to buy or use their credit and convert it into easy installments.

Mustafa Jabbar, President of BASIS, said, "BASIS personnel now have the co-branded Titanium Mastercard to make purchases, and turn their lives simpler and hassle-free."

Nazeem Anwar Choudhury, Head of Consumer Banking of Eastern Bank Limited, added, "We are excited about this new partnership with BASIS. We believe that this partnership will go a long way in diversifying our product portfolio."

Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager of Mastercard Bangladesh,said "We are always committed to offering the best choice to the biggest number of people, which calls for a diversified product portfolio. We believe this new co-branded Titanium Mastercard in partnership with EBL and BASIS will go a long way in achieving that."

Among others, M Khorshed Anowar, Head of Direct Business, Eastern Bank Limited, Mostafizur Rahman Sohel, Director of BASIS, Delowar Hossain Faruk, Chairman of Standing Committee on Members Welfare, and Gitanka D Datta, Director of Mastercard Bangladesh, were also present on the occasion.
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