Habib Bank Limited (HBL), Pakistan’s largest commercial bank, and MasterCard today announced a partnership which will pave the way for the introduction of MasterCard’s innovative payment tools in Pakistan that will provide a safe, simple and secure payment experience to cardholders.
Under the new collaboration, HBL will issue over 7 million MasterCard payment cards in five years including debit cards that will feature the highly-secure EMV Chip and Pin technology, prepaid cards, premium debit and prepaid cards as well as companion cards issued by HBL Express, the branchless banking arm of HBL.
Development of customized solutions that address the specific needs of consumers in Pakistan while also introducing them to the latest payment technologies will be a key feature of this landmark agreement. Furthermore, with an objective to diversify its payment solutions portfolio, HBL will also be issuing MasterCard payment solutions specifically for students and the youth.
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