Soneri Bank Agrees With JCB To Become International Atm Acquirer Of JCB Card

Wednesday, 8th March, 2017 – Soneri Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in Pakistan, operates with over 285 branches nationwide with the mission to provide innovative and efficient financial solutions to its customers. The bank has recently started accepting international JCB cards on its ATMs across Pakistan with JCB; a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan. Its acceptance network includes about 32 million merchants and over a million cash advance locations. JCB cards are now issued in 23 countries and territories, with more than 100 million card members.

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Front Row (Left to Right): Mr. Abdul Aleem Qureshi, Head of CRBG Soneri Bank, Mr. Amin A. Feerasta, Chief Operating Officer Soneri Bank, Mr. Yuichiro Kadowaki, Head of Sales and Marketing, CIS, MEA & South America JCB, Ms. Mutsumi Kaneko, CIS, MEA & South America.

Back Row (Left to Right): Mr. Faisal Qamar, Head of ADC Soneri Bank, Mr. Syed Faizan Rizvi, Country Representative JCB Pakistan, Mr. Obaid Bawany, General Manager, Head of MEASA Region, JCB.

On this occasion Mr. Amin A. Feerasta – COO Soneri Bank, stated, “Partnering with JCB as an ATM acquirer, Soneri Bank endorsed its commitment once again to provide the best means of banking at the technology forefront to the local as well as international cardholders. We see this strategic alliance as a doorway to more avenues in future”.

Mr. Yuichiro Kadowaki, Head of Sales and Marketing, CIS, MEA & South America of JCB International stated, “The acceptance of JCB Cards on Soneri Bank ATMs will be a great opportunity for servicing JCB card members coming to Pakistan. In JCB’s global expansion strategy, we view Pakistan to be a market with much potential because of its growing economy and the growth of the card payment market.”

The ceremony was attended by the senior management officials from both sides.