Company Press Release:
Letters of Credit are now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in the world. Customers of Habib Bank AG Zurich are able to visit the bank's website and fill in a Letter of Credit form which will then instantaneously begin to be cleared. In addition to saving time, once the form has been filled, a customer can reload the page and make necessary alterations instead of having to resubmit all data with each application.
'At Habib Bank AG Zurich we are striving to keep ahead in the technology stakes. In a world where time is money, our new online Letter of Credit provides our valuable customers with a fast and efficient way of requesting a Letter of Credit at any time, anywhere,' said Reza Habib, joint president.
Habib Bank AG Zurich has also added over 30 page view to its website, including current account, savings account, call deposit account, time deposit account, commercial loan, auto loan, local bills discount, letter of credit sight, letter of credit issuance, delivery order, shipping guarantee, local purchase order, master credit card and rent loan. All balances can be viewed in a number of different ways, for example currencies and many transactions can be performed online. A unique feature of HBZ Web Banking is that customers have access to historical information.
Habib Bank AG Zurich is dedicated to providing time saving, high tech services to its customers with security always its main priority. In September 2000 it was the first bank in the UAE to offer web-banking, e-banking and SMS messaging. Web banking enables customers to access their account via their WAP mobile phone. E-banking provides instant access to banking information and the SMS messaging system takes this one step further by enabling customers to specify and receive data on certain transactions on the move via their mobile phone. All three services are offered to both commercial and private customers with the promise of 'Service with Security', Habib Bank AG Zurich's motto in practice.
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