Meezan Bank launches second vaccination center

Meezan Bank launches second vaccination center

KARACHI: Meezan Bank Limited, in collaboration with the Sindh government and DHA Karachi, has launched second COVID-19 drive-through vaccination centre.

The vaccination center is for the general public and located at DHA Phase 8, adjacent Directorate Office Building, 315 Beach Street, Zone D, Karachi.

This is the second drive-through vaccination centre launched by the bank. The earlier center is located at District Central Karachi.

The vaccination centre was inaugurated by Barrister Murtaza Wahab – Spokesperson Government of Sindh & Administrator Karachi which was personally overseen by the Bank’s Founding President & CEO Irfan Siddiqui.

Also present at the occasion was Taha Saleem – Deputy Commissioner, Central Karachi and the Bank’s Senior Management including Muhammad Raza – Group Head, Customer Support and Riaz Ahmed – Head Administration, among others. 

With a total of four booths operating from 4:00pm to 12:00am, the Facility will operate seven days a week, providing thousands of adults a safer way of getting vaccinated while observing social distancing rules.

Meezan Bank is leading Islamic bank of Pakistan and also one of the largest banks nationwide in terms of branch network as well as deposits. With a network of over 830 branches in more than 250 cities, it has the largest Islamic banking network in Pakistan.

The bank has consistently been recognized as the Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan by numerous local and international institutions including its recognition as the ‘Best Bank – 2020’ by Pakistan Banking Awards – the most prestigious award in the country’s financial sector and by 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, Employers Federation of Pakistan and CFA Association – Pakistan.

The VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (formerly JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company) has upgraded the Bank’s entity rating to the highest possible level of ‘AAA’. The AAA rating denotes the highest possible credit quality, with negligible risk factors, being only slightly more than for risk-free debt of the Government of Pakistan.

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