Prime Cash for un-banked people launched

Posted by BankInfo on Tue, Apr 17 2012 07:59 am

Prime Bank is going to launch Platinum Card and biometric smart card "Prime Cash" this month to bring the unbanked people of urban and rural areas of the country under inclusive banking.

"We are also going to start Phone Banking this year and will open 12 new branches across the country."

Managing Director of Prime Bank Limited Md. Ehsan Khasru said this while addressing a press conference organised on the eve of 17th anniversary of the Bank at a city hotel. Additional Managing Director M. Reazul Karim, Deputy Managing Directors Muhammad Yasin Ali, Kanti Kumar Saha and Md. Tabarak Hossain Bhuiyan and other senior officials of the Bank were present at the press conference.

Md. Ehsan Khasru spoke about the Bank's successes, current activities and future plans on the eve of celebrating 17th anniversary of the Bank. He shed light on the Bank's business successes at home and abroad, achievements of awards like SAFA, ICAB, etc. as the Best Bank. Besides, the Bank achieved the credit rating by CRISL to ST-1 in the short term and AA+ in the long term.

He said, Prime Bank has taken a number of steps to increase the remittance flow and various SME loans to make the national economy stronger. To ensure a wide and maximum use of information technology Prime Bank introduced Internet and Mobile Banking this year. Besides, the Bank launched school banking "My First Account" for the school going students.

The Daily Sun/Bangladesh/ 17th April 2012

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