Karachi(PR): National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has opened a branch at Wahga Border Lahore to facilitate bilateral trade. The new branch is a reflection of the Bank’s strong business growth and commitment to facilitate tax payers and business community to expedite the trading process to avoid any delay in transmitting funds. The branch was inaugurated by newly elected President LCCI Lahore Sohail Lashari and Junaid Akram Collector Customs (Preventive) Lahore along with Sohail Shaukat MNA and NBP’s Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP), Muhammad Tariq Jamali, NBP Regional Head Central Lahore, Shahid Iqbal Dar and other Bank officials. The President Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry paid his special thanks to the management of NBP to redress the long awaited demand of the businessmen through the platform of LCCI for establishment of full branch instead of collection booth here. The collector custom said at the moment “It is a great pleasure to open this branch as NBP is playing pivotal role to in Pakistan economy for its services to the nation. Sohail Shaukat MNA said “We are proud of the achievements of NBP particularly impressed with this initiative to open this branch at the hub of this Pak-India Border which would facilitate the business community and trade related activities.
Speaking on the occasion, Junaid Akram said the branch opening is a major achievement and NBP would play a vital role in accelerating trade between the two countries.
Muhammad Tariq Jamali, Senior Executive Vice President and Group Chief, Commercial and Retail Banking said that NBP has widely penetrated branches across Pakistan and the branch at Wahga border will give services to its customer and general public and will help in boosting bilateral trade between Pakistan and India. Also speaking at the opening ceremony the Regional Head NBP Central Region Lahore Shahid Iqbal Dar said, “This is an auspicious period to capitalize on the extraordinary growth dynamics in the country and by establishing of this new branch at Wahga Border Lahore We fully intend to consistently deliver on our services, promise of being the right partner to our customers by providing more facilities to access the world class services.