QNB Group, the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™, issued a brand new Visa virtual prepaid card for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, marking the first card of its kind aimed at providing residents and visitors an easy, rewarding and safe experience during the tournament.
This comes as an addition to the bank’s wide selection of digital products and services, focused on providing FIFA World Cup™ fans and visitors with an easy, convenient, and widely accepted digital payment method, and as a part of its efforts to work towards cashless payments.
Users will have to download the QNB Mobile App and submit an automated application using a few simple steps. After verification, cards will be issued instantly and free-of-charge, and customers will be able to load them using any of their cards safely during the exclusivity period.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Adel Ali Al-Malki, General Manager QNB Group Retail Banking said: “We are very proud to be the first Bank in Qatar to launch a fully digitized card and continue to be the regional leader in implementing latest, cutting edge payment technology with the highest security standards. We are pleased to have worked with our strategic partner, Visa to bring about this latest payment product in time for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, aiming to further accelerate the cashless agenda.”
Dr. Sudheer Nair, Visa’s Country Manager for Qatar, stated: “We are proud to partner with QNB to bring football fans this innovative Visa virtual prepaid card which is a great way to offer both residents and tourists an easier, more secure way to pay both at the stadiums and anywhere Visa is accepted so they, along merchants, can enjoy the benefits of digital payments. We are delighted to bring this new payment solution and support QNB’s efforts to promote digital commerce in the country during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and beyond.”
QNB Group, currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, and is proud to be the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™.
Through its subsidiaries and associate companies, the Group extends to more than 30 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is 27,000 operating through 1000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,700 machines