Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s best bank and the first and largest Islamic bank, is a publicly listed company with a paid-up capital of Rs. 16.26 billion. It is one of the fastest growing financial institutions in the banking sector of the country. With its Vision of establishing ‘Islamic banking as banking of first choice …’ – the First Islamic Bank commenced operations in 2002, after being issued the first-ever Islamic commercial banking licence by the State Bank of Pakistan.
The Bank provides a comprehensive range of Islamic banking products and services through a retail banking network of more than 900 branches in more than 250 cities of the country. Backed by a state-of-the art T-24 core banking system, the branch network is supported by 24/7 banking services that include over 950 ATMs, VISA and MasterCard Debit cards, a Call Center, Internet Banking, Mobile Application and SMS Banking facility.
The Bank operates strictly under the principles of Islamic Shariah and is well-recognized for its product development capability, Islamic banking research and advisory services. In order to ensure strict Shariah-compliance in all its products and services, the Bank has established a dedicated Product Development and Shariah Compliance department that operates under the supervision of the Bank’s in-house Resident Shariah Board Member and a Shariah Board comprising of internationally renowned Shariah scholars.
Meezan Bank has been recognized as the ‘Best Bank in Pakistan’ by Pakistan Banking Awards– the most prestigious awards in Pakistan’s Banking sector, which is a testimony of the Bank’s commitment to excellence.The Bank has consistently been recognized as the ‘Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan’ by numerous local and international institutions.Other awarding institutions include 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, Pakistan Banking Awards – Dawn & IBP Pakistan, Employers Federation of Pakistan and CFA Association – Pakistan.
Vision, Mission & Values
Establish Islamic banking as banking of first choice to facilitate the implementation of an equitable economic system, providing a strong foundation for establishing a fair and just society for mankind.
To be a premier Islamic bank, offering a one-stop shop for innovative value-added products and services to our customers within the bounds of Shariah, while optimizing the stakeholders value through an organizational culture based on learning, fairness, respect for individual enterprise and performance.