Lahore – Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank, has been recognised as the Best Bank to work for in Pakistan. It is also among Pakistan’s top ten places to work at, as announced by the Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM), which is a professional association for HR practitioners.
The awards were given by PSHRM in collaboration with Engage Consulting at a formal ceremony held at Karachi recently. In the 10-year history of these awards, this is first time that a Bank has been recognized for creating a great place to work for its employees. Meezan Bank is the only bank in Pakistan’s financial industry to be recognized for its focus on best HR practices. Khalid Zaman Khan, Head of Human Resources of Meezan Bank, received the awards on behalf of the Bank.
A total of 35 organizations participated in the Best Place to Work Survey, a study that was first introduced in 2008 and is conducted every other year since then. Among all the participating organizations, the Top 10 organizations which scored the highest were awarded the shields of the ‘Best Place to Work’ in Pakistan. Meezan Bank had also received 3rdPrize for ‘Employer of the Year’ by Employers Federation of Pakistan last month.