EBL launches country’s first Contactless Visa Debit and Prepaid Cards

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL), launched the country’s first contactless Visa Debit and Prepaid cards.  The contactless cards not only provide convenience of contactless payment but also offer all the existing features of regular EBL Debit and Prepaid Cards. Contactless cards are faster ways to pay with the EBL cards for purchases up to BDT 3,000 at participating stores. Instead of inserting card into the merchant terminal, only through a simply tap of card on the contactless terminal payment will be done without entering a PIN. Other benefits include dual currency facility, faster access to funds globally 24/7, online bill payment facility, international and local shopping, and access to shops and restaurants throughout the globe.

Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director & CEO, EBL said for us customer experience in seamless and hassle-free payment transaction is always a priority. With the introduction of the two new contactless Visa Debit and Prepaid cards, we will be able to serve our customers better. Visa has been our one of the most valued partners in helping us bringing in innovative products and services for the local market. 

EBL Visa Contactless Debit and Prepaid cards were unveiled at the bank’s head office in Gulshan. Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director & CEO, EBL, Ahmed Shaheen, Deputy Managing Director & Head of Corporate Banking, EBL, Ahsan Ullah Chowdhury, Head of Digital Financial Services, EBL, Zahidul Haque, Chief Technology Officer, EBL, Syed Zulkar Nayen, Head of Business, EBL, Ziaul Karim, Head of Communications & External Affairs, EBL, Nahid Farzana, Head of Cards, EBL, Ashish Chakraborty, Director-Business Development, South Asia, Visa, Arifur Rahman, Director-Merchant Sales & Acquiring, South Asia, Visa and other senior officials from EBL and Visa were present during the launching ceremony.