Sierra Leone Telegraph: 26 June 2020:
Because the world strikes regularly away from use of paper forex to cashless transactions, which carry the comfort of security and safety from theft, administration of Sierra Leone Industrial Bank, the nation’s largest worthwhile monetary service supplier has urged clients to make the most of the varied digitalized banking providers that it has included to make banking simpler and low-cost for its clients.
Amongst SLCB’s suite of digital card-based cash transaction providers is Visa which permits clients to transact from the benefit of their houses or workplaces – domestically and internationally.
The Visa card which was launched on the Freetown Golf Membership earlier this 12 months has the distinct function that can be utilized on POS units and greater than 20 million ATMs worldwide and likewise on-line to purchase services and products.
The Visa Debit card works like cash, solely higher. They use funds immediately out of your bank account and are accepted worldwide. They provide fast, safe and handy entry to your cash in particular person, on-line, abroad and over the cellphone.
SLCB additionally has on provide Western Union cash switch playing cards, SWIFT, which eases switch of cash for each enterprise and private functions.
In taking monetary inclusivity to the grassroots, many SLCB clients have mentioned that the bank’s group banking kiosks in Goderich, Wilberforce and Jui have been of nice assist to them.
In the meantime, to additional ease banking actions for his or her clients, SLCB introduces Africell cellular apps to allow their clients buy items and providers and switch cash.
In the meantime, the Bank of Sierra Leone studies that SLCB has constantly over the previous ten quarters reported the best earnings amongst all of the nation’s business banks, making it additionally essentially the most worthwhile.
In 2019, the Bank grossed greater than Le100 billion (USD10 million) pre-tax income.
In a quick chat with the editor of the Satellite tv for pc Newspaper, the dynamic Managing Director of SLCB, Fidelis Turay, revealed that the bank is making these strides due to group work.
“We are working as a team and we will work very hard to maintain the standard of the bank and top position in the financial industry,” the MD famous.