Meezan Bank Limited & Riphah International University collaborates to launch MBA in Islamic Banking and Finance

July 24th, 2008

Meezan Bank Limited (MBL) and Riphah International University (RIU) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding pursuant to which MBL will provide technical services for launching an MBA program with specialization in Islamic Banking and Finance.

Shariah Advisor of Meezan Bank Limited, Dr. Imran Usmani and Vice Chancellor of Riphah International University, Dr. Anis Ahmed signed the Memorendum.  MBL will provide technical and training assistance to RIU for designing the course curriculum, selection of textbooks, development of case studies, training of RIU faculty and students etc.

Meezan Bank has established itself as the premier and largest Islamic Bank of Pakistan with a network of 114 Branches and sub Branches all over Pakistan.  Meezan Bank remains dedicated to the cause of making Islamic Banking the Banking of first choice and maintains an extensive product menu offering a complete range of Islamic Banking products and services. All branches are ‘on-line’ and are supported by state of the art 24/7 Banking services to all its customers, which includes ATM, Internet Banking and Call Center services 24 hours a day seven days a week.  The Bank also offers a comprehensive Debit Card that is accepted at over 3,000 outlets across Pakistan.

Riphah International University was granted Charter by the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, (Retd) General Pervaiz Musharraf, on October 16, 2002 (Ordinance no 1XXV1 of 2002). Riphah International University (RIU) is committed to quality  education and training with high priority for character building and Research and Development. Presently, RIU has six faculties: Faculty of Computing, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Faculty of Management Science, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science and Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.