Owned by Discover Financial Services, Diners Club International Ltd, a direct banking and payment services company recently partnered with Kazakhstan-based JSC Kazkommertsbank. The company has an objective to extend Diners Club card business to Kazakhstan.
Being one of the largest commercial banks in Kazakhstan, Kazkommertsbank is becoming the exclusive acquirer and issuer of Diners Club cards. The bank will be in the charge of the other two cards issued on Discover Global Network; Discover Network and PULSE.
in more than 185 countries and territories, millions of merchant locations and at over 1 million ATMs and cash access locations, Diners Club cards are globally recognized offerings.
With their focus on establishing a foothold in the international card market, the Diners Club has significantly strengthened the company’s global network.
Discover Global Network has entered into important partnerships around the world
From Japan, China, India, the Middle East, Serbia, Puerto Rico, Vietnam, South Korea to Europe.
Boosting Kazakhstan’s tourism
With upcoming events like the Universiade 2017 and EXPO-2017 expected to pull crowd from all over the world, Discovery Financial’s entry is being viewed as favorable for the nation. Kazkommertsbank hopes to be able to handle the payment requirements of the foreign visitors efficiently with the help of Diners Club cards. Cardholders from India, South Korea and certain other countries serviced by Discover Global Network will also be eligible to perform any transaction in Kazakhstan by using their Diners Club card membership.
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