Barclays opens new unit in UAE
Dubai, August 20, 2007
Barclays has opened its second electronic banking unit at Healthcare City in Dubai, the bank said in a statement.
The bank’s first first electronic banking unit in the emirate was launched at Bank Street, Bur Dubai, in June 2007.
By the end of 2007, Barclays Bank is planning to launch further branches and service centres as part of its Gulf states expansion and commitment to the region, the statement said.
The new Healthcare City unit will enable customers to conduct their banking through dedicated Relationship Managers from 8am to 8pm, Saturday through Thursday. Barclays will immediately handover Welcome Packs to new account holders containing their debit card and cheque book.
Customers will be able to complete basic account enquiries, obtain duplicate statements, request for issuance of pay-orders, utilise NRI banking facilities, submit requests for fund transfers and subscribe to fixed deposit services. They will also be able to deposit cheques into their account or towards payment of their Barclaycard, UAE.
"Once again, Barclays is striving to meet its customers expectations and making banking easier for them. As we grow our network with electronic units such as this in Health Care City, we will further improve accessibility and service delivery for our customers,” said Farhan Waheed, head of retail branch banking, UAE. – TradeArabia News Service