With a view to further add value and enhance customer convenience, Amãna Bank recently launched its very own Visa Debit Card. Amãna Bank's Managing Director/CEO, Mr Faizal Salieh and Chief Operating Officer, Mr Mohamed Azmeer issued the first lot of Debit Cards to a few key customers at an event held recently at the Bank's Corporate Office in Colombo 3.
Speaking at the launch of the Debit Card, Salieh said "We are happy to offer the convenience of VISA Debit Cards to our Current and Savings Account customers. The Visa Debit Card will provide easy access to their accounts from over 2 million ATMs in more than 200 countries and territories across the world while also being globally accepted at millions of merchant locations. The Debit Card will avoid the hassle of carrying cash while providing greater security, flexibility and convenience." Also speaking at the launch Azmeer said "As an additional security precaution, the Bank has enabled its Debit Cards with Smart Chip technology. Smart Chip cards offer greater security by storing and processing information securely, thereby ensuring our customers' peace of mind when using the card. With the launch of the Visa Debit Card, we have paved the way for introducing many other new customer conveniences."
Amãna Bank customers can obtain a Debit Card by walking into any of the Bank's 24 branches located island wide and submitting an application.
Amãna Bank is the first Licensed Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka to operate in complete harmony with the non-interest based Islamic banking model. Powered by the stability and the support of its strategic shareholders Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, the Islamic Development Bank based in Saudi Arabia and AB Bank in Bangladesh, Amãna Bank is making an aggressive journey in the Sri Lankan banking industry and is focused on capitalizing the growing market potential for their unique banking model across the country.