Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic Bank, and Pakistan Institute of Management (PIM), the pioneer of executive development in Pakistan have recently signed an MoU for joint association in Islamic banking education and training. Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, President & CEO – Meezan Bank and Mr. Abid Hussain, Executive Director – Pakistan Institute of Management, jointly signed the agreement at Meezan Bank’s Head Office, Karachi.
The collaboration shall cater to different domains including joint workshops and trainings, curriculum development of jointly offered certifications, strategic partnerships in conferences and seminars and case studies development and research.
The agreement shall further enable Meezan Bank to contribute towards the capacity development of the industry and serve as the bridge between academia and the burgeoning Islamic banking industry.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Irfan Siddiqui, President & CEO – Meezan Bank said, “Meezan Bank’s certification in Islamic banking and finance offered through International Institute of Islamic Bankers (IIIB) has garnered great interest from the industry and has allowed the Bank to contribute towards Islamic finance awareness in the country. Through PIM’s vast network of infrastructure present in all major cities of Pakistan and their highly qualified faculty; the two entities shall be able to further expand their channels to reach different segments of consumers while inculcating the highest degree of professionalism among Islamic banking practitioners.”