Business Desk: To celebrate the 28 anniversary of its presence in Bangladesh, and 6 years of its Bangladesh Office, Mastercard on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 kicked off its first-ever “Mastercard Payments Summit & Gala Award Night 2019” at Hotel InterContinental, Dhaka. Mr. Syed Rafiqul Haq, Additional Managing Director & CBO, Mutual Trust Bank Limited received the Award for Excellence in Mastercard Co Brand Business 2018-19 & Pioneer in Mastercard Contactless Credit Issuance 2018-19 category. Md. Ashadul Islam, Honorable Senior Secretary, Financial Institutions Division, Ministry of Finance, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ahmed Jamal, Honorable Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, JoAnne Wagner, Charged’ Affairs, US Embassy to Bangladesh, Syed Mohammad Kamal, Country Manager, Mastercard Bangladesh and MD, CEO and senior representatives from leading financial institutions, dignitaries, chamber leaders, business community and merchants from across the country attended the summit.
It has been noted that “Mutual Trust Bank Ltd. (MTB) is a third generation private commercial bank, based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and has been adjudged as the Best Financial Institution of 2014 at the DHL-Daily Star Business Awards 2015. Earlier, MTB had also received the first-ever best “SME Bank of the Year” and best “Women Entrepreneurs’ Friendly Bank of the Year” by Bangladesh Bank and SME Foundation. MTB aspires to be one of the most admired banks in the nation and recognized as an innovative and client-focused company. With our current network of 117 branches, 120 Agent Banking Centers, 14 kiosks, 300 modern ATMs with 2 CRM Booths, 3 Air Lounges, over 3,305 Point of Sales (POS) machines, located in prime commercial, urban and rural areas, MTB offers fully integrated real time Online Banking Services, Internet and SMS Banking to its clientele, through a dedicated Team of experienced Relationship Managers and Alternate Delivery Channels (ADC).”