Karachi: Applauding the services and contributions of different sectors of Pakistan economy, FPCCI organized 1st Achievement Award Ceremony in a local hotel in Karachi. The event was graced by people from all walks of life including federal and provincial ministers, top bureaucrats, foreign diplomats, members of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry and other social elite. The event was chaired by Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan. During a ceremony Mr. Khan awarded 1st Achievement Award “Gold Medal on Banking and Financial Services” to Mr. Khalid Mahmood, Group Chief Operations Group on behalf of Dr. Asif A. Brohi, President-NBP. This award is a top slot award and is given on the basis of overall NBP Banking and Financial Services.
NBP is an internationally acclaimed and awarded institution, apart from the domestic awards; the Bank has earned number of international awards. The Bank outperformed all the banks in Pakistan by winning Best Emerging Markets Bank 2011 instituted by Global Finance Magazine which is considered as one of the most prestigious awards in banking industry. The Global Finance awarded NBP as “The Best Emerging Markets Bank” in 2003, 2005 and 2006 and NBP was awarded “Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Pakistan” in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008 years.