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

The Asian Banker

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

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

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

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)

  • Best Bank of the Year – Large Size Banks

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

  • 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)

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)

  • Shariah Authenticity Award

(2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)

  • 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

The Banker

(2014, 2015)

  • Top Islamic Bank in Pakistan

(2016, 2017, 2018, 2021)

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

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

Islamic Finance News

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

  • Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan

(2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)

  • Best Deal of the Year

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

  • 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

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