Karachi (Muhammad Yasir) Pakistan’s largest public sector commercial bank, National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) inaugurated the first Islamic Window of NBP Aitemaad in the Main Branch of NBP in Karachi.
The National Bank of Pakistan is Pakistan’s one of the largest commercial bank with over 1500 branches, and its Islamic Banking arm that provide Shariah compliant financial services from over 188 branches/windows nationwide.
Mr. Arif Usmani, CEO & President NBP inaugurated the branch and said, “The demand for Shariah compliant banking solutions and services has seen a sharp increase. We are optimistic that with NBP Aitmemaad’s new innovative products and solutions such as Islamic Window, will enable NBP to serve our clients and customers with tailor made financial solutions while maintaining our lead as the eminent Islamic Banking player in the industry.” “We are proud to be one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the country with more than 180 branches nationwide and expansions plans in the pipeline.”
Commenting on the multifunctional branch opening, Mr. Fouad Farrukh, SEVP & Group Chief, Aitemaad Islamic Banking, said, “NBP has always strived to set benchmark for the banking industry in Pakistan. We have grown the Islamic Banking branch network exponentially in the last few years and expanded our coverage to over 100 cities this year. With the new Islamic Window operation for NBP Aitemaad, we will extend the outreach of Shariah compliant Islamic Banking products and services to our customers.”