Pakistan Banking Awards

(By the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) in collaboration with A.F. Fergusons & Dawn Media Group)

(2016, 2017)

  • Best Islamic Bank

(2018, 2020)

  • Best Bank

(2022)

  • Best Consumer Bank

The Asian Banker

(2020)

  • Strongest Bank of Pakistan 2020
  • Fifth Strongest Islamic Bank in the World – 2020 in 500 Largest and Strongest Banks Ranking by balance sheet

(2022)

  • The Asian Banker CEO Leadership Achievement for Pakistan Award - Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, Founding President & CEO, Meezan Bank
  • Best Managed Bank in Pakistan – Meezan Bank

State Bank of Pakistan


(2021)

  • Highest amount of Deposits through Roshan Digital Account
  • Highest amount of Investment in Islamic Naya Pakistan Certificates
  • Best Performing Bank (1st position)
  • Fastest Growing Bank
  • Highest amount of Deposits through Roshan Digital Account (1st position)

Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management

(By PSHRM in collaboration with Engage Consulting)

(2017)

  • Best Place to Work in Top 10 Best Place to Work Category
  • Best Place to Work in Financial Services Industry Category

Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited


(2017)

  • Top 25 Companies of the Year - 2016

(2022)

  • Top 25 Companies of the Year - 2020 (2nd position)

Asian Banking and Finance Corporate & Investment Banking Awards


(2018)

  • Syndicated Loan of the Year, Pakistan

(2019)

  • Islamic Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year, Pakistan

(2020)

  • Project Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year, Pakistan

(2021)

  • Renewable Energy Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Green Deal of the Year - Pakistan award

(2022)

  • Innovative Islamic Deal of the Year - Pakistan award

Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP)


(2016, 2017)

  • 1st Position - Best HRM Practices

(2016, 2019)

  • 3rd Position - Employer of the Year

(2018)

  • Recognition Award in Employment Practices

(2020)

  • Diamond Award - Employer of the Year

(2022)

  • Employer of the Year - 2nd position - Large National Companies

MAP - Management Association of Pakistan


(2022)

  • Best Company in Financial Category

Mastercard MENA Acquirer Forum


(2017)

  • Most Innovative Solution Deployed for Cash Displacement

(2018)

  • Spearheading Acceptance Location Growth

PMI Karachi Pakistan Chapter


(2017)

  • PMO of the Year

ICAP and ICMAP

(2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021)

  • Best Corporate Reports Awards

PakWheels.com – People’s Choice Awards

(2016, 2017, 2018)

  • Most Popular Bank in Pakistan’s Islamic Auto Financing sector

CFA Society Pakistan

(2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Best Bank of the Year – Large Size Banks

(2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year

(2013, 2015)

  • Corporate Finance House of the Year

(2017, 2020)

  • Corporate Finance House - Fixed Income

(2019)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year (Runner-up)

(2022)

  • Best Digital Banking Services Award of the Year

WORLD ISLAMIC BANKING CONFERENCE

(2017)

  • Country Level Award for the Banks Based In Pakistan

South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA)

(2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

  • 'Certificate of Merit' in the 'Private Sector Banks' category of Best Presented Accounts Award

Global Islamic Finance Awards

(2013)

  • Best Research and Development in Islamic Finance

(2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Shariah Authenticity Award

(2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Shariah Auditor of the Year

(2019)

  • GIFA Special Award (Shariah Advisory Role)

(2020)

  • Sukuk House of the Year

(2021)

  • Mr. Irfan Siddiqui - Islamic Banker of the Year

(2022)

  • Best Islamic Bank

The Banker

(2014, 2015)

  • Top Islamic Bank in Pakistan

(2016, 2017, 2018, 2021, 2022)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year, Pakistan

(2019)

  • Bank of the Year, Pakistan

J.P. Morgan

(2019)

  • Straight Through Processing Award

International Finance Award

(2018, 2019)

  • Most Innovative Islamic Bank, Pakistan

(2021)

  • Fastest Growing Digital Transformation Bank – Pakistan

Global Finance - World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions

(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Best Islamic Financial Institution in Pakistan

(2017)

  • Best Bank in Asia-Pacific Region

(2019)

  • Best Bank in Pakistan

Global Finance - The Innovators

(2016)

  • ‘Innovator in Islamic Finance 2016’ - for Meezan UPaisa, World’s First Islamic Branchless Banking

(2018)

  • The Innovator 2018 for Masterpass QR Payments through FonePay App

Global Finance - World’s Best Trade Finance Providers

(2020)

  • Best Trade Finance Provider - Pakistan

AsiaMoney

(2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan

(2021, 2022)

  • Most Outstanding Company in Pakistan – Banking Sector

Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia (IFFSA) Awards


(2016)

  • Gold Award for ‘Islamic Bank of the Year – Pakistan’
  • Capital Markets Service Provider of the Year
  • Islamic Microfinance Company/Project of the Year
  • Advisory Services Provider of the Year

(2017)

  • Gold Award For Best Islamic Bank Of The Year (Fully Fledged)
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Entity Of The Year
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Education Provider
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Advisory Services Provider
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Capital Markets Service Provider
  • Gold Award For Islamic Investment Bank Of The Year
  • Silver Award For Islamic Finance Deal –For Syndicated Project Finance Facility

(2018)

  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Education Provider
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Advisory Services Provider
  • Gold Award For Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
  • Gold Award For Islamic Investment Bank Of The Year
  • Silver Award for Bank of the Year

(2019)

  • Honorary Award in Recognition of Contribution to the IBF Industry
  • Gold Award for Entity of the Year
  • Gold Award for Bank of the Year
  • Gold Award for Investment Bank of the Year
  • Gold Award for Capital Markets Service Provider of the Year
  • Gold Award for Advisory Services Provider of the Year
  • Silver Award for Deal of the Year
  • Bronze Award for Education Provider of the Year

(2020)

  • Gold Award - Islamic Finance Entity of the year - Large
  • Gold Award - Islamic Finance Advisory Services Provider of the Year
  • Gold Award - Islamic Investment Bank of the Year
  • Gold Award - Islamic Bank of the Year - Large
  • Silver Award - Islamic Finance Deal of the year

(2021)

  • Islamic Finance Entity of the year – Large
  • Islamic Bank of the Year – Large
  • Islamic Investment Bank of the Year
  • Islamic Finance Advisory Services Provider of the Year

(2022)

  • Gold Award for Islamic Finance Entity of the Year (Large Category)
  • Gold Award for Islamic Bank of the Year
  • Gold Award for Islamic Investment Bank of the Year
  • Gold Award for Islamic Finance Education Provider of the Year
  • Gold Award for Islamic CSR Project

AAA Asset

(2011)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Deal - Pakistan

(2012)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Deal - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank in Pakistan
  • Highly Commended Deal - Pakistan

(2013)

  • Best Islamic Retail Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Highly Commended Deal - Pakistan

(2014)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Sukuk House Pakistan
  • Best Deal, Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Structured Trade Finance
  • Best Deal-Highly Commended, Pakistan

(2015)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Islamic Investment Bank, Pakistan
  • Best Sukuk House, Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Deal, Pakistan

(2016)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • ‘Best Bank for Digital Innovation’ across Asia
  • ‘Best Digital Banking Product for Meezan UPaisa’ across Asia
  • Best Retail Bank
  • Best Trade Finance Bank
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Sukuk House of the Year
  • Best Deal Pakistan of K-Electric 22 Billion PKR Rated, Listed and Secured Diminishing Musharaka Sukuk

(2017)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year, Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank, Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank, Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank, Pakistan
  • Sukuk House of the Year, Pakistan
  • Best Supply Chain Finance Programme

(2018)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank in Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank in Pakistan
  • Sukuk Adviser of the Year – Pakistan

Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards (2017)

  • Transport deal of the year, Pakistan, for SEPCO 12.658 billion rupee syndicated term finance facility, in which Meezan Bank has acted as the lead adviser and arranger

Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards (2018)

  • Renewable Energy Deal of the Year - Hydropower – Pakistan
  • Oil and Gas Deal of the Year – Pakistan

Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards (2019)

  • Utility Deal of the Year, Pakistan, for K-Electric Limited 25 billion Pakistan rupee syndicated term finance facility in which Meezan Bank acted as lead arranger and adviser, lead(Conventional facility) and lender(Islamic facility).

Asset Triple A Country Awards (2019)

  • Best secondary offering, Pakistan – US$100 million placement

Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards (2020)

  • Renewable Energy Deal of the Year, Pakistan, for Super Six Wind Programme US$317 million loan facilities in which Meezan Bank acted as Domestic Mandated Lead Arranger and Adviser.
  • Telecom Deal of the Year, Pakistan, for Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited 45 billion Pakistani rupees syndicated term finance facility in which Meezan Bank acted as Mandated Lead.

Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards

(2020)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank - Pakistan
  • Sukuk Adviser of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Loan Adviser - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Custodian - Pakistan
  • Best Green Financing - Pakistan
    • NASDA Green Energy 4.703 billion rupees and US$25 million Islamic financing
    • Lead adviser, arranger and Shariah structuring bank
  • Best Quasi-Sovereign Sukuk - Pakistan
    • Power Holding (Pvt) Limited 200 billion rupees secured Sukuk
    • Mandated Lead Adviser and Arranger
  • Best Structured Financing - Pakistan
    • Avari Hotels 2 billion rupees syndicated Islamic finance facility
    • Mandated Lead Adviser and Arranger
  • Best Syndicated Loan - Pakistan
    • Avari Hotels 2 billion rupees syndicated Islamic finance facility
    • Pakistan Mobile Communications Limited 45 billion rupees syndicated term finance facility

(2021)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Retail Bank - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Trade Finance Bank - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank - Pakistan
  • Sukuk Adviser of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Custodian - Pakistan

Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards (2021)

  • Power Deal of the Year - Pakistan, for Punjab Thermal Power Private Limited US$583 million project finance and working capital finance facilities

(2022)

  • Islamic Bank of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Trade Finance Bank - Pakistan
  • Best Islamic Investment Bank - Pakistan
  • Sukuk Adviser of the Year - Pakistan
  • Best Green Financing - Pakistan
    • For Cherat Cement Company 1.4 billion rupees facility Mandated lead adviser and arranger
  • Best Syndicated Loan - Pakistan
    • Pakistan Mobile Communications 10.5 billion rupees Islamic syndicated term finance facility Shariah adviser, mandated lead adviser and arranger

Islamic Finance News

(2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan

(2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)

  • Best Deal of the Year

(2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021)

  • Pakistan Deal of the Year

(2013)

  • Ijarah Deal of the Year

(2014)

  • Musharakah Deal of the Year

(2015)

  • Best Islamic Retail Bank - Global Award
  • 3rd - Best Overall Islamic Bank - Global Award

(2016, 2018)

  • Best Islamic Bank for Treasury Management

(2017)

  • Best Islamic Retail Bank - Global Award

(2019)

  • Structured Finance Deal of the Year
  • Cross Border Deal of the Year

(2020)

  • Best Overall Islamic Bank - Global Award
  • Most Innovative Islamic Bank - Global Award
  • 2nd Position, Best Islamic Private Bank – Global Award
  • 2nd Position, Best Islamic Retail Bank – Global Award

(2021)

  • Most Innovative Islamic Bank - Global Award
  • Syndicated Deal of the Year

World Finance Banking Awards


World Finance Banking Awards (2021)

  • Best Banking Group 2021 - Pakistan
  • Best Retail Bank 2021 - Pakistan

World Finance Islamic Finance Awards (2021)

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan