Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and the largest Islamic bank has been recognized with the ‘Employer of the Year’ Diamond Award 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 8th ceremony of the Employer of the Year Awards held at a local hotel in Karachi. Mr. Khalid Zaman Khan - Group Head, Human Resources, Learning & Development, Meezan Bank received the award from Honorable President of Pakistan – Dr. Arif Alvi.
The awards aim to recognize organizations that demonstrate progressive workplace strategies and best practices. Winners have been selected based on their exemplary staff policies, learning and development initiatives, provision of career growth opportunities as well as exercising diversity & inclusion, and focus on employee benevolence and retention practices, etc.
This recognition is a testament to the Bank’s focused commitment to becoming ‘The Employer of Choice’ and sets a benchmark in achieving organizational growth alongside a successful human capital strategy.
EFP is the apex body of employers of Pakistan established in the year 1950. This is the only body of employers in Pakistan that is a member of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE), and South Asian Forum of Employers (SAFE). EFP has been at the forefront in promoting, protecting, and projecting the interests of not only employers but also the rights of business in Pakistan.
About Meezan Bank
Meezan Bank is the first and largest Islamic bank of Pakistan and one of the largest bank in the country. With a network of 815 branches in more than 248 cities, it has the largest Islamic banking network in Pakistan.
Meezan Bank has consistently been recognized as the Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan by numerous local and international institutions including its recognition as the ‘Best Bank – 2020’ by Pakistan Banking Awards – the most prestigious award in the country’s financial sector and by Islamic Finance News - Malaysia, Global Finance magazine - New York, Asset AAA – Hong Kong, Asiamoney – Hong Kong, The Banker – United Kingdom, South Asian Federation of Accountants, Islamic Finance Forum of South Asian Awards, Employers Federation of Pakistan and CFA Association - Pakistan.
VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (Formerly JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited) has reaffirmed the Bank’s long-term entity rating of AA+ (Double A Plus) and short-term rating at A1+ (A One Plus) with a stable outlook. The rating indicates sound performance indicators of the Bank.
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