Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank, has secured 3rd position as ‘Employer of the Year’ in the category of ‘Large National Companies’ by Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) – Pakistan’s largest forum for employers. The award was announced at the 7th ceremony of Employer of the Year Awards held at a local hotel in Karachi. Ms. Mehar Younus – Meezan Bank’s Head of Learning & Development received the award from Mr. Saeed Ghani – Minister of Labour, Information & Archives, Government of Sindh.
The winners have been selected on the basis of their exemplary staff policies, learning and development initiatives and training & retention practices. Meezan Bank has been conferred with this reputable award for the second time owing to its outstanding efforts in these areas. This reflects the Bank’s focus on having workplace practices that are at par with world standards, women empowerment, ISO and similar certifications. It is noteworthy that the Bank has been recognized among organizations with HR practices that focus on employee needs and engagement levels including various Multinationals, Private & Public Companies, Large Nationals & SMEs.
EFP is the Apex body of employers of Pakistan; established in year 1950. This is the only body of Employers in Pakistan which is a member of the International Organization of Employers (IOE). EFP is also a member of Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE) and South Asian Forum of Employers (SAFE). The EFP, as the tripartite constituent of ILO, has the mandate, among others, to interact with Government, business organizations, social partners and stakeholders in its advocacy role on the issues of social, economic, environmental, industrial relations and human resource development.