Premier Bank Ltd recently signed an agreement with Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) where the association members will open accounts with the bank for depositing Hajj related fees and expenses.
The bank's Managing Director and CEO M Rezaul Karim and HAAB President Shahdat Hossain Taslim have signed the agreement on behalf of their organisations, said a press release.
Premier Bank will provide specialised services to HAAB members by issuing prepaid Hajj card & dual currency debit/credit card (VISA & Master Card) to HAAB members without any annual membership fee.
Besides, the bank will cooperate with the Hajj agents to open bank account with any bank in Saudi Arabia subject to the approval of both the governments for remittance to provide house rent and other approved costs through that account. HAAB members can deposit cash and cheque for online clearing at any branch of the bank without any charge.
Additional Managing Director of Premier Bank Md Abdul Jabber Chowdhury and Vice President of HAAB Maulana Eyaqub Sharafati were present among others on the occasion.