Standard Chartered inaugurates flagship Islamic Banking Branch at New Premises “Al-Tijarah”

Karachi, July 13, 2012 (PPI-OT): As part of Standard Chartered’s commitment to provide high quality Shariah-compliant banking products and services to its customers, the Bank inaugurated its flagship Islamic banking branch at a new location at Sharah-e-Faisal, Karachi. Al-Tijarah is the second flagship branch in Karachi and third in country for Standard Chartered Saadiq.

The branch was inaugurated by Steve Bertamini, Group Executive Director and CEO Consumer Banking.

This further portrays that Standard Chartered Saadiq is committed to providing its customers convenient, effective and rewarding Shariah compliant banking. It also offers its customers unique Priority Banking solutions through a dedicated Priority Banking Centre for its customers.

Commenting on the launch Mr. Naseer Hassan, Head of Consumer Banking said, “Through our Islamic Banking branches, we are consistent with our brand promise, ‘Here for good, Here for customers. Our comprehensive range of Islamic banking products and services are innovative and unique in the country. They also aim to bridge the service gap between conventional and Islamic banking.”

Standard Chartered Saadiq offers its customers a complete suite of products including deposits, retail lending, SME and Wealth Management solutions. Customers can avail Islamic banking products and services from 132 Standard Chartered Bank branches with over 500 relationship managers spread across 29 cities.

For more information, contact:
Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited
1st Floor, New Jubilee Insurance Building,
I.I.Chundrigar Road,
P.O.Box- 5556, Karachi.
Fax: 0092-21-38140902