Meezan Bank and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate the biggest-ever Hajj operations for 2019

May 10th, 2019

Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank and the Best Bank in Pakistan and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore co-branding opportunities and to facilitate PIA passengers. Under this MoU, Meezan Bank will be a part of the biggest-ever Hajj operations this year and provide the Hujjaj with umbrellas and Hajj booklets especially designed for their spiritual journey.

The MoU was signed by the President & CEO of Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited – Air Marshal Arshad Malik and President & CEO of Meezan Bank – Mr. Irfan Siddiqui. The ceremony was also attended by Mr. Sohail Khan, Company Secretary – Meezan Bank, Mr. Urooj ul Hassan, Head of Investment Banking – Meezan Bank and Mr. Muhammad Adil Sami, Head of Marketing – Meezan Bank whereas PIA was represented by all the Chiefs & Heads of Departments including: COO – Mr. Aijaz Mazhar, CCO – Mr. Ali Tahir Qasim, CFO – Mr. Haseeb Ahmed, CTO – Mr. Amir Ali, CPO – Mr. Younus Khan, Advisor to CEO AVM – Noor Abbas.*

Speaking at the occasion Mr. Irfan Siddiqui said: “This MoU will prove as a precursor to a wide-ranging partnership, whereby both PIA and Meezan Bank resolve to work towards improving the value chain for their respective customers.”

Meezan Bank and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)

*COO – Chief Operating Officer, CCO – Chief Commercial Officer, CFO – Chief Financial Officer, CTO – Chief Technical Officer, CPO – Chief Project Officer