Karachi: National Bank of Pakistan has been awarded gold medal for its “Banking and Financial Services” by The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) during the 2nd Achievements Awards ceremony at local hotel in Karachi. Honorable President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain gave this award to National Bank of Pakistan which is received by Mr. Khalid Bin Shaheen, Senior Executive Vice President and Group Chief, National Bank of Pakistan. This award is a top slot award and is given on the basis of NBP’s banking and financial services for the economy. This is consecutively second year that NBP is honored with this award. Applauding the services and contributions of different sectors of Pakistan economy, FPCCI organized 2nd Achievement Award Ceremony. The event was graced by people from all walks of life including top bureaucrats, foreign diplomats, members of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry, NBP Corporate Communication and other social elite.
NBP is an internationally acclaimed and awarded institution, apart from the domestic awards; the Bank has earned number of international awards as the bank received accolades from “The Banker” magazine terming NBP as the top bank of Pakistan in its `Top 1000 World Banks’ ranking for 2013. The bank also received “Retail Banking Awards 2013” and “Domestic Retail Bank of the Year – Pakistan” from “Asian Banking & Finance” magazine during the year. The Global Finance awarded NBP as “The Best Emerging Markets Bank” and “Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Pakistan”.