Justice (R) Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Visits Meezan Bank and appreciates its contribution and success in the development of Islamic banking

January 3rd, 2014

Renowned Islamic scholar and Chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board of Meezan Bank, Justice (R) Mufti Muhammad TaqiUsmani visited Meezan House, the Head Office of Meezan Bank, and addressed the Bank’s staff. He appreciated Meezan Bank’s role in the successful implementation of proper Islamic Banking in Pakistan and congratulated the Bank on its achievement of having the 8th largest branch network in the country.He said that all activities of Meezan Bank are 100% Shariah compliant and it is the Bank’s strict adherence to Shariah rules and guidelines that has given the public confidence in Islamic Banking and the resultant growth.

Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani was the Guest of Honor at the inauguration ceremony of the auditorium at Meezan House. The ceremony was attended by senior members of Meezan Bank’s management team as well as senior staff from the Head Office and branches of the Bank. Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani spoke on the importance of prohibition of Riba in Islam. He highlighted that working in the cause of Islamic banking is indeed working for a great cause and when the people of Meezan Bank do their job with the vision of working in the cause against Riba, their working hours will become an ibadat for them. He congratulated Meezan Bank’s staff on achieving excellent business success while adhering to the Islamic banking laws and guidelines given to them by the Shariah Supervisory Board of the Bank. After the inauguration ceremony, Mufti Taqi Usmani had lunch with Meezan Bank’s team.