Chairman Habib Bank Limited calls on Finance Minister

Islamabad, October 13, 2016 (PPI-OT):Chairman Habib Bank Limited Mr. Sultan Ali Allana and Mr. Shahzad Roy called on the Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar today. Mr. Allana congratulated the Finance Minister on being awarded with the “Finance Minister of the year 2016 for South Asia” award recently and said that this recognition by the international community is a matter of pride for Pakistan and will boost the confidence of the financial services industry of the country. Mr. Allana also conveyed the good wishes of His Highness the Agha Khan for Pakistan’s prosperity.

Chairman HBL appreciated the reforms undertaken by the government, which he said have given a boost to the economy of the country. He said that HBL is collaborating with the government on the opportunities made available for expanding financial services in Pakistan through the National Financial Inclusion Strategy.

The Finance Minister thanked Chairman HBL for his good wishes and requested to convey his best wishes for His Highness the Agha Khan. He also appreciated the initiative of the HBL to open a branch in Urumqi, China and wished the bank success in this new venture. The meeting was attended by the senior officials of the Finance Ministry.

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