Two more Kyrgyz banks – “Bai Tushum” and “Optima-bank” – suspended the service of cards of the Russian payment system “Mir”. Relevant information is published on the websites of financial institutions.
Thus, the Bai Tushum bank warned customers about the suspension of servicing Mir cards and apologized for possible inconvenience, transmits agency “Prime” on Friday, November 4th. A similar message appeared on the Optima-Bank website. The reasons for the suspension of card service are not known.
In October, several Kyrgyz commercial banks stopped serving World cards. Also about the suspension for technical reasons service of Russian cards “Mir” on their devices (ATMs, POS-terminals) said the state “Aiyl Bank”. Its press service reported that transfers from client to client within the framework of the national system of payment cards “Mir” to cards issued by “Aiyl Bank” are also suspended.
There are just over 20 banks in the country. In turn, the regulator, the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan, stated that it does not interfere in the work of the banks of the republic in the issue of servicing cards of the Mir payment system.