UBL wins “Best Bank for Corporate Finance & Capital Market Development” at the Pakistan Banking Awards 2017

UBL won the “Best Bank for Corporate Finance & Capital Market Development” Award at the Pakistan Banking Awards 2017 held at a local hotel in Karachi. This award recognizes a bank that has demonstrated the most significant contribution in promoting capital market development, deepening secondary markets and providing advisory services to optimize efficient use of industrial and commercial assets. The Awards were held under the auspices of the Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP), DAWN and A.F. Ferguson and Co.

Tariq Bajwa, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), was the Chief Guest on the occasion.

The Awards were adjudged by a 5-member jury of experts comprising Syed Salim Raza - Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan; Azhar Hamid - Former Banking Mohtasib Pakistan & Former Country Head, SCB Pakistan; Feroz Rizvi - President & CEO Pakistan Institute of Corporate Governance; Zeelaf Munir - MD & CEO English Biscuit Manufacturers Pvt. Ltd. and Shehzad Naqvi- Former Regional Head of Citibank Middle East and Pakistan.

Sima Kamil, President & CEO UBL commenting on the occasion said “I am proud and honored that UBL has been declared the Best Bank for Corporate Finance & Capital Market Development. UBL has been a leading financial institution for the last 58 years. During this period, the Bank has come to be acknowledged as a Progressive and Innovative bank. These two identities of the Bank have seen it contribute greatly towards the development of the Capital Market of Pakistan as well as the optimization of industrial, infrastructural and commercial assets.”

She further added “UBL’s primary pursuit is to provide superior financial products and services to our valued customers; this stems from our corporate belief ‘Where You Come First’.”

Mansoor Khan, GE-CIIBG receiving the Award from Tariq Bajwa, Governor SBP

Mansoor Khan addressing the audience after receiving the Award

The UBL Team led by Sima Kamil, President & CEO UBL at the awards function

Sima Kamil addressing the media after the event