Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank, has been declared as the ‘Best Islamic Bank of the Year’ and ‘Corporate Finance House of the Year – Fixed Income’ – 2016 by the CFA Society Pakistan, a member society of the CFA Institute, USA at its 14th Annual Excellence Awards held on August 30, 2017.
Syed Amir Ali – Head of Corporate and Investment Banking and Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui – Head of Product Development & Shariah Compliance from Meezan Bank received the awards from Mr. Jameel Ahmed, Deputy Governor – State Bank of Pakistan who was the Chief Guest at the occasion.
This is the eighth consecutive year that CFA Society of Pakistan has recognized Meezan Bank’s excellence in providing Islamic financial services in the region reflecting the Bank’s commitment towards Shariah-compliant banking – the drive behind the Bank’s business. In addition, it is also the third year that the Bank has received ‘Corporate Finance House of the Year’ award in recognition of its investment banking performance providing various ground-breaking tailored solutions to blue chip corporate clients.
As a pioneer of Islamic banking in the region, Meezan Bank leads the Islamic Finance industry in Pakistan, reaching a broad customer base with competitive Riba-free products and services. The Bank’s recognition as the ‘Best Islamic Bank of the Year’ further reiterates its leadership position and the strength of its products in the country’s financial sector.