First Women Bank Limited

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First Women Bank Limited
Industry Banking
Capital Markets
Founded Karachi, 1989
Headquarters Principal office
Karachi, Pakistan
Key people
Ms Tahira Raza,President & CEO FWBL
Products Loans, credit cards, Savings, Consumer Banking,Bancassurance etc.

First Women Bank Limited (FWBL) is a commercial bank located in Karachi, Pakistan chartered to meet the special needs of women.[1]

The Bank was set up in 1989 by the Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.[2] The Bank commenced its business on 2 December, 1989 with a paid up capital of Rs. 100 Million.

The Government of Pakistan now owns majority shareholding (80.16%) in the bank. The remaining shares are held by the five big commercial banks – National Bank of Pakistan, Habib Bank Limited, Muslim Commercial Bank Limited, United Bank Limited and Allied Bank Limited.


  1. ^ "Unique Charter » First Women Bank". 2002-11-12. Retrieved 2016-09-04. 
  2. ^ "History » First Women Bank". Retrieved 2016-09-04. 

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