Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) on Tuesday launched ‘Visa Platinum Credit Card’- one of the premium credit cards well suited for international travelers and offered by multinational card processing giant ‘Visa’, in the Bangladeshi market.

This Visa Platinum card would offer an array of privileges for Bangladeshi travelers while going abroad by providing them a highly convenient mode for overseas transaction- the EBL said on the eve of launching the card in Dhaka.

“We have introduced a series of exclusive credit and debit card facilities in Bangladesh over the last few years”, Managing Director of EBL Ali Reza Iftekhar said while formally unveiling the card.

“This Visa Platinum Credit Card is the latest in this range which would greatly facilitate the business transaction and payment for Bangladeshi travelers”, he added.

There are approximately 1.5 million cardholders in the Bangladeshi market- significant portions of which are frequent travelers, market operators said.

BBN/SS/SI/AD-24February10-1:59 am (BST)