ComBank launches women-only “Anagi” credit cards

Commercial Bank Managing Director and CEO Sanath Manatunge (center) at the launch of the Anagi credit card for women, with (left to right) the bank’s DGM Personal Banking – Delakshan Hettiarachchi, AGM Personal Banking I – Mithila Shamini, AGM Personal Banking II – Dharshanie Perera and DGM Marketing Hasrath Munasinghe

A women-only credit card has been launched by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, giving new expression to its commitment to empowering this customer segment.

The latest addition to the Bank’s ‘Anagi Women’s Banking’ wallet, Mastercard’s ‘Anagi’ branded Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled credit card will be issued in Gold and Platinum tiers with a host of special benefits , the Bank said.

The bank announced that it would waive membership fees as well as annual fees for the first year. Anagi credit cardholders also have the right to issue additional cards to their spouse or immediate family members with a 50% discount on the annual additional card fee. Additionally, 50% cashback up to Rs. 1,000 will be given on the first transaction made by each card.

Anagi credit card holders will also be eligible for Max Loyalty points on transactions above the value of Rs. 500 on Gold cards and above Rs. 600 on Platinum cards, access to exclusive discounts and special offers throughout the year, and enjoys annual promotions tied to special days such as International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day, the bank said.

He said Anagi credit card customers would also be eligible for gold loans on preferential terms.

Commenting on this latest initiative under the Anagi Women’s Banking banner, Hasrath Munasinghe, Deputy Managing Director of Commercial Bank – Marketing, said, “The Anagi Credit Card is more than a set of benefits. It symbolizes the bank’s continued and growing commitment to a particular customer segment of vital socio-economic importance to our country.

The bank is committed to further empowering and helping this important segment through many more such initiatives which will include a holistic range of products and services as well as a diverse range of non-financial services.