Bangladesh-based National Bank has rolled out a new MasterCard platinum credit card that offers cardholders a range of privileges.

The new credit card will provide benefits such as ‘buy-one-get-one’ offer for buffet lunch or dinner at Grandiose Restaurant of Dhaka Regency, free access at Balaka Executive Lounge and Ruposhi Bangla Hotel Bangladesh.

In addition, the card will offer cardholders with a priority passenger handling service in Hajrat Shahjalal International Airport together with three companions, one free corporate health check-up at United Hospital, free Card for lifetime and discount offers at over 250 major merchant outlets.

National Bank Limited managing director Shamsul Huda Khan said: "We are delighted to be able to provide the world class technology based services to its customers through its different initiatives in coming days by which country will move to cashless transactions at rural areas also since National Bank strongly believes to expand its services for the development of the country."

MasterCard Bangladesh country manager Syed Mohammad Kamal said: "Cardholders now have the opportunity to get rewarded for their regular expenses while continuing to enjoy a safe, secure and convenient shopping experience.

"We are also hopeful that the introduction of this card will further promote electronic payments in the country."