August 8, 2014

Askari Bank Press Release: Askari Bank Launches Pakistan's First World MasterCard Credit Card

Askari Bank Launches Pakistan’s First World

MasterCard Credit Card

Karachi – 6th

first World MasterCard Credit Card. The Card is specifically developed for the bank’s customers seeking 

extravagance and high class service worldwide. The Askari Bank World MasterCard Credit Card will offer a host 

of unique privileges like invitations to exclusive events, access to airport lounges and priority reservations at 

top restaurants around the world. Cardholders will also receive travel, medical and accident insurance, as well 

as free extended warrantees and purchase protection on items bought with the Askari Bank World MasterCard 

Credit Card. 

Commenting on the occasion, Syed M. Husaini, President & CEO Askari Bank said: “We are proud to launch 

Pakistan’s first World MasterCard Credit Card, which is a world renowned premium payments platform. At 

Askari Bank, we are committed to introduce the latest payment solutions that complement our customers’ 

evolving lifestyle and offer unmatched benefits and privileges around the world. We are confident that our 

customers will be delighted with the launch of this premium payment tool and will enjoy the numerous 

benefits of this card” 

Aurangzaib Khan, Country Manager for Pakistan & Afghanistan, MasterCard, commented: “The World 

MasterCard platform is one of our most premium offerings and we are delighted to introduce this sought after 

payment solution in Pakistan with Askari Bank. We strive to deliver customized payment solutions developed 

to augment cardholders’ lifestyles, and the World MasterCard Credit Card is a key example of our efforts to 

enhance the shopping experience for affluent consumers.” 

 August, 2014: Askari Bank in collaboration with MasterCard announced the launch of Pakistan’s 


About Askari Bank

Askari Bank was incorporated in Pakistan in 1992, as a public limited company. It offers one of the widest arrays of 

products including conventional, Agricultural and Islamic Banking. Since inception, the bank has concentrated on growth 

through improving service quality, investment in technology and people, utilizing its extensive branch network which 

includes Islamic and Agricultural banking. 

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About MasterCard:

MasterCard (NYSE: MA),, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the 

world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and 

businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce 

activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient 

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