Economic Adviser to Ebadi: Iraq’s major banks are lagging as “payment system” and the clarification
Economic Adviser to Ebadi: Iraq’s major banks are lagging as “payment system” and the clarification of Mesopotamia
03.07.2015 twelve twenty-nine
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Stressed the economic advisor to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Thursday, that Iraq’s major banks are still “late” to the question of the development of the banking system of payments with the exception of the Bank (which NBA), as called for Rafidain Bank to illustrate the stages of issuing card “MasterCard” which announced released before time, pointed out that the delay issuing puts the responsibility in front of his customers.
He said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in an interview with the (long-Presse), “the Iraqi major banks are lagging the issue of the development of the banking payments system has, with the exception of one bank is (the NBA) so the rumor of the payments system through the card (MasterCard) needs to be built infrastructure and the establishment of an increase in the bank’s capital. ”
Saleh added that “the delay in the issuance of card (MasterCard) by Rafidain Bank, despite announcing the release puts it in front of the responsibility in front of his customers,” calling him to “clarify the non-issuance of cards yet and strides to implement the issuance of Master Card card and what are the remaining stages and what policy on this issue. ”
The Rafidain Bank announced in a statement in the (January 21, 2015), he began issuing card “MasterCard” to its customers in its branches inside and outside Iraq, with most of his customers confirms that this has not yet applied in all its branches, as no start Even trained staff on how to work in a “Master Card”.
The banking system consists in Iraq from 43 banks, as well as the Central Bank, and distributed according to government ownership between seven and 30 waged, including the Islamic seven, as well as six foreign banks.