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. 10 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 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 600 branches in more than 150 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 590 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 Supervisory Board comprising of internationally renowned Shariah scholars.