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Visa Card Holders to Get ATM Access in Burma

27 December 2012

Nearly 90 ATMs operated by two Burmese banks will now be able to accept Visa cards, according to a report by the Bangkok-based daily The Nation. Visa announced on Wednesday that Burma’s Co-operative Bank and Kanbawza Bank had joined the worldwide network of 1.96 million ATMs that can be used to access Visa’s electronic payments system. Foreign visitors to Burma will now be able to use their Visa cards at several locations in Rangoon, as well as in other major cities that attract large numbers of international travelers, including Mandalay, Pegu and Taunggyi.