Visa Launches Official World Cup 2022 Credit Card

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Last updated on August 10th, 2023

Commercial Bank of Qatar and Visa are partnering to launch a special edition Visa FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 credit card. The new Commercial Bank Visa FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 credit card will offer a wide range of rewards and benefits and provide Qatari residents with a once-in-a-lifetime keepsake.

Visa Launches World Cup 2022 Credit Card in Qatar

Visa, the ‘Official Payment Service Partner’ of FIFA, is partnering with Commercial Bank, the leading digital bank in Qatar, to launch a new special edition Visa FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 credit card. The new card, called the Commercial Bank Visa FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 credit card, aims to create excitement and attract football fans before the sport’s biggest event in the Gulf nation this November.

The Commercial Bank Visa FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 credit card will be issued in three different variations- ‘VIP,’ ‘Platinum,’ and ‘Youth,’ with each tier offering a “wide range of exciting” rewards and benefits. In addition, the card will offer special discounts and promotions at participating Qatari and Gulf hotels, restaurants, malls, coffee shops, and sporting goods stores.

“These cards will enable customers to be rewarded and allow them to live this once in a lifetime FIFA World Cup experience, courtesy of Visa,” Commercial Bank said in a statement announcing the card’s launch.

Amit Sah, executive GM and head of retail banking for Commercial Bank, said, “Qatar is the home to a large base of passionate football fans, and the hype surrounding the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is incredible. Therefore, we are very excited to offer this product and be part of this once-in-a-lifetime journey. We value our partnership with Visa, which made presenting this exciting opportunity to our customers possible.”

Roya Khajeh, Commercial Bank’s assistant general manager and head of cards and payments, added, “We are delighted to be joining Visa as part of this historic and momentous event by offering our valuable customers a special edition Visa card to enrich their upcoming FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 experience.”

Dr. Sudheer Nair, Visa’s country manager for Qatar, said, “As the Official Payment Service Partner of FIFA, we are delighted to partner with Commercial Bank to bring this special edition Visa credit card to football fans.

“The card is contactless enabled for quick and easy in-store payments, and, for travelers, it promises the peace of mind of worldwide acceptance at our 70 million merchant partner locations. We are delighted to bring this new Visa card to Commercial Bank’s cardholders and support the Qatari government’s digital commerce agenda.”

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