Askari Bank

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Askari Bank Limited
Public limited company
Traded as KSEAKBL
Industry Banking
Founded October 9, 1991 (1991-10-09)
Headquarters Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Askari Bank Ltd (Urdu: عسکری بینک‎) (formerly Askari Commercial Bank) is a commercial and retail bank in Pakistan It was founded on October 9, 1991, as a Public Limited Company. On June 21, 2013 the bank was acquired by Fauji Group.[2] The Bank is listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and was also listed on the stock exchanges of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad before their merger to form the single unified Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). The bank acquired its license (License No. BL-7) under s.27 of Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962 from State Bank of Pakistan on 13 February 1992. The license was issued by Mr. Saeed Haider Bhatti.

Locations of Askari Bank Ltd branches in Pakistan

Awards and recognitions[edit]

  • The Asian Banker awarded twice as “Best Retail Bank in Pakistan” in 2004 and 2005.[3]
  • Askari Bank also has been given the “Best Consumer Internet Bank” award by Global Finance magazine for the years 2002 and 2003.[4]

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