The largest Islamic Bank of Pakistan, Meezan Bank has been declared the Best Bank for 2018. In the third Pakistan Banking Awards held in Karachi, Meezan Bank was awarded the best bank for 2018 award.
Adviser to Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and Austerity and the ex-governor central bank Dr. Ishrat Hussain attended the event. Other than Meezan Bank, Bank Alfalah and Habib Bank Limited were also given two awards in different categories.
The decision to award banks in different categories was taken by the seven-member jury which was presided by Dr. Ishrat Hussain. Bank was evaluated on basis of their performance.
Bank Alfalah was awarded the best bank in the Best Customer Franchise category and small-medium businesses (SMBs) category, HBL was given best bank in the agriculture sector in the category for the Best Investment Banking, Dubai Islamic Bank was awarded best bank in the Best Emerging Bank , Khushhali Microfinance Bank received award in Best Micro Finance Bank category and Mobilink Micro Finance Bank received best bank award in the category of Bank the Unbanked Award.