Meezan Bank, the biggest Islamic bank in Pakistan, got the Best Bank for 2018 award.
Meezan Bank bagged Best Bank for 2018 award in the third Pakistan Banking Awards that were held in Karachi.
Habib Bank Limited and Bank Alfalah got 2 awards in 2 different categories. However, PBA ceremony was also attended by ex-governor State Bank of Pakistan and Adviser to PM on Institutional Reforms and Austerity, Dr Ishrat Hussain.
Dr Ishrat Hussain presided over the jury of 7 members that took the decision based on the performance and evaluation of banks. However, banks sent the nominations for Pakistan Banking Awards.
Dubai Islamic Bank received the award for the Best Emerging Bank in Pakistan for 2018. However, Bank Alfalah named as the best bank in the category of small-medium businesses (SMBs).
HBL received the award for best performance in the agriculture sector. The bank also received award for the Best Investment Banking in Pakistan. However, Bank Alfalah got the best bank award in the category for Best Customer Franchise.
Khushhali Microfinance Bank won the Best Micro Finance Bank award. Mobilink Micro Finance Bank received the category of Bank the Unbanked Award.