Meezan Bank wins the ‘Best Bank in Asia-Pacific Region’ & the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan’ awards by Global Finance Magazine – New York

April 19th, 2017

Meezan Bank, the first and largest Islamic bank of Pakistan has been awarded with the ‘Best Bank in Asia-Pacific Region’ by Global Finance Magazine, New York, in its twenty-fourth annual awards for the World’s Best Banks, 2017.

This is the first time Meezan Bank has received this prestigious award for a Regional category which is a further testament to the Bank’s outstanding growth and performance and a recognition of its leading role in the development of Islamic Finance industry in the region. The winners of this year’s Regional Awards were evaluated on the basis of their consistent and strong growth performance and their continuous pursuit towards service excellence.

Meezan Bank has also won the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan’ award by the Global Finance magazine in its tenth annual awards for the World’s Best Islamic Financial Institutions. The Bank has been a regular recipient of this award during the past ten years. These awards are conferred to the firms that contribute to the growth of Islamic finance and successfully meet their customers’ needs for Shariah-compliant products as well as create foundation for continued growth and safety in the future.

This year, the Bank has been selected among winners from more than 150 countries across Africa, Asia-Pacific, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, Middle East, North America and Western Europe.

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