Premier Bank launches free Mastercard for this yr’s pilgrims

MOGADISHU June 23, 2022 – Somali nationals performing Hajj this yr will obtain a free Mastercard, courtesy of Premier Bank. The card permits pilgrims to buy items and pay payments for a interval of 30 days with no transaction charges.

Pilgrims who’ve registered for Hajj can get hold of their card simply by exhibiting their utility paperwork at any of the financial institution’s branches in Somalia, beginning in the present day, June 23, 2022.

The financial institution is working to alleviate pilgrims fulfilling their spiritual obligation from the burden of worrying about their payments, as a substitute of focusing fully on their spiritual rites whereas in Saudi Arabia. Premier Mastercard permits pilgrims to buy and pay their payments with out bothering to search out an change workplace. In the occasion of a scarcity, their family and mates can ship cash to their playing cards simply, at any time.

“Most of the time, vacationers face money points as a result of they’ve to watch the change price over and all over again, which may be very irritating at occasions, particularly after they run out of money and need to make ship cash by family again residence.

Premier Bank, which has at all times been dedicated to assembly the monetary wants of the Somali group, has this yr succeeded in overcoming all these challenges,” mentioned Premier Bank Public Relations Manager Ahmednur Mohamed.

“This year’s pilgrims won’t have to worry about managing their expenses but will have a quality time focusing on worship and performing their hajj rites properly, God willing,” he mentioned. he provides.

The financial institution goals to make it simpler for Somali nationals to carry out their hajj rites with out going by means of plenty of fuss, particularly paying payments whereas performing Hajj, the fifth pillar of Islam.

Cardholders will have the ability to pay their transportation prices as effectively as withdraw money from ATMs gratis. Premier Bank is a personal business financial institution.

The financial institution is a component of an effort to assist rebuild Somalia and promote financial and social growth. It is the primary financial institution within the nation to undertake it and advantages from a direct hyperlink with Mastercard.


Mastercard is a know-how firm that is a component of the international cost system. It operates the world’s quickest cost community system that connects clients, monetary establishments, firms, governments and enterprise individuals in over 210 states.

Mastercard options and companies cowl day-to-day enterprise actions reminiscent of; Shopping and journey, facilitating enterprise and monetary transactions in a straightforward, protected and handy method for everybody. For extra info, go to or Twitter @MastercardMEA.

Premier Bank

Premier Bank is a Sharia-compliant personal financial institution in all its operations. The financial institution is allowed to offer by the Central Bank of Somalia. It is licensed by the Central Bank of the nation to offer monetary and banking companies.

The Bank offers complete monetary options to purchasers together with personal, public, non-governmental firms, firms, people, and small and huge companies nationwide.

Premier Bank’s companies embody private, enterprise and company banking, cellular and web, ATMs, home, worldwide and SWIFT remittances, banking and cash transfers worldwide.

More info is obtainable on or on Twitter @premierbankso

MAIN BRANCH IN MOGADISHU: KM4, Maka AL mukarama road, Hodan district.

MAIN BRANCH IN HARGEYSA: Durdur Business Center, Road No. 1, June 26 District.

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