08 June 2015

Lusaka- Barclays Bank Zambia Plc has announced its recent winning of three awards during the just ended Copperbelt Mining, Agriculture and Commercial Show that was held in Kitwe.

The Bank won awards in the following categories: ‘Best Overall Exhibitor Award’ - a prize that was presented by Republican President H.E Edgar C. Lungu; ‘Best Exibition award’ - Financial Institutions and Runner up for ‘Best interpretation of the theme’ award.

The winning of these awards bears testimony of Barclays Bank Zambia’s commitment to supporting customers in key economic sectors such as Mining and Agriculture, providing its customers with innovative world-class banking services as well as supporting sustainable development of communities across the country.

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“We are delighted to win these awards which reflect the considerable steps we have taken in supporting our customers who operate in the key sectors of the economy such as Mining and Agriculture. Our strategy of bringing value banking services to our customers through the introduction of innovative products and services that include digital banking and electronic platforms has being pivotal to how we operate in order for us to provide them access to easy banking solutions that are aligned to global trends.

The success we celebrate today would not have been possible without our customers and we would like to thank them for their continued support” said Barclays Bank Zambia Managing Director Mr Saviour Chibiya.

During the show, the Bank showcased its wide product and service offering that included: a fully functional branch with the paperless solution which makes it easier for customers to carry out transactions without filling in paperwork, the Intelligent ATM service that has cash deposit capabilities giving customers immediate value, Zambia’s first Kwacha credit card, ATM Cash Send which enables Barclays customers to send money to be withdrawn from any ATM by a customer or non-customer, Vehicle and Assets Financing service, as well as the investments that the Bank is making through Community Investment programmes through partnerships such as UNICEF, Plan

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International, Grassroots Soccer and Junior Achievement that have positively impacted over 220 000 beneficiaries across the country. Mr Chibiya further said that in line with the Bank’s purpose of ‘Helping people achieve their ambitions- in the right way’ Barclays Bank Zambia is continuously reviewing the feedback received from customers in order to serve them better because by meeting their needs, the Bank is helping them to Prosper which ultimately translates into Barclays Bank Zambia playing an integral role in helping the economy to Prosper.

In addition to winning the award, Barclays Bank Zambia has this year also been recognised by PMR a South African Based independent research organisation for the ‘Best Business Banking’ and ‘Best Personal Banking’ awards.