Top 10 Banks List in Pakistan
1 National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)
1949 National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) was established under the National Bank of Pakistan Ordinance of 1949 and was government-owned. NBP acted as an agent of the central bank wherever the State Bank did not have its own branch. It also undertook government treasury operations. Its first branches were in jutegrowing areas in East Pakistan. Offices in Karachi and Lahore followed.
2 Habib bank Limited (HBL)
HBL now referred to as HBL Pakistan is a Karachi based multinational bank. It is the largest bank by assets in Pakistan. Founded in 1941, HBL became Pakistan’s first commercial bank.
3 United Bank Limited (UBL)
United Bank Limited (UBL) is a Pakistani commercial bank based in Karachi, Pakistan. It is one of the largest bank in the private sector, the Bank operates a network of over 1,385 branches across Pakistan and 19 branches overseas.With a customer base of over 4 million, it leads the banking and financial services sector in Pakistan. Customers across the world have 24/7 access to the bank via UBL’s internet banking facilities.
4 MCB Bank Limited
MCB Bank Limited (formerly Muslim Commercial Bank) previously named as a (Manjoo Co-operative Bank) was incorporated by the Adamjee Group on July 9, 1947, under the Indian Companies Act, VII of 1913 as a limited company. The bank was established to provide banking facilities to the business community of South Asia. The bank was nationalized in 1974 during the government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. This was the first bank to be privatized in 1991 and the bank was purchased by a consortium of Pakistani corporate groups led by Nishat Group. As of June 2008, the Nishat Group owns a majority stake in the bank. The president of the bank is Imran Maqbool.
5 Faysal Bank
Faysal Bank Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on October 3rd, 1994 as a Public Limited Company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The Bank’s shares are listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange. Faysal Bank is engaged in Commercial, Retail, Corporate and Islamic banking activities. Barkat is the dedicated Islamic Banking Division of Faysal Bank offering Shariah compliant banking products and services for all segments of the market through its 150 plus full-fledged Islamic banking branches.
Help Line: 021 111-06-06-06
Headquarters: Faysal House, ST – 2, Main Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi.
CEO: Nauman Ansari
Chairperson: Mr. Farooq Rahmatullah
Founded: October 3, 1994
6 Bank Alfalah
Bank Alfalah Limited was launched on June 21, 1997 as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance 1984. The bank commenced its operations on November 1, 1997. The bank introduced commercial banking and related services as defined in the Banking companies ordinance, 1962. Bank Alfalah is the 6th largest bank of Pakistan with 648 branches in Pakistan and abroad.
Telephone: (+92 21) 99217334-38 (5 lines)
Fax: (+92 21) 99217375
CEO: Atif Bajwa
Chairperson: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan
Founded: June 21, 1997
7 Standard Chatered Bank (sc)
The history of Standard Chartered in Pakistan dates back to 1863, when the Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China first established its operations in Karachi.
In 2006, Standard Chartered Bank acquired Pakistan’s Union Bank. On 30 December 2006, Standard Chartered merged Union Bank with its own subsidiary, Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan), to create Pakistan’s sixth largest bank
8 Meezan Bank
Meezan Bank is the first and largest Islamic commercial Bank of Pakistan. The Bank is headquartered in Meezan House – Karachi, Pakistan. It has a network of over 550 branches in more than 140 cities of Pakistan. It commenced operations in 2002 when State Bank of Pakistan issued first-ever license for Islamic commercial banking. The Bank has a market share of 35% in Islamic banking industry of the country.
Call Center : +92 (21) 111-331-331 & +92 (21) 111-331-332
Fax: +92 (21) 36406023
Headquarters: Karachi, Pakistan
CEO: Irfan Siddiqui
Chairperson: Mr. Riyadh S.A.A.
9 Bank Al-Habib
The original Habib Bank began modestly in Bombay in 1941 when it commenced operations with a fixed capital of 25,000 rupees. Impressed by its initial performance, Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed ali jinnah asked the Habib Bank to move its operations to Karachi after the independence of Pakistan. It was nationalized in 1974.
Call Centre at 111-014-014
Founder: Dawood Habib
Headquarters: Multan & Karachi, Pakistan
Key people: Mr.Abbas D Habib Chairman
Products: Loans, credit cards, Savings, Consumer Banking etc.
10 Soneri Bank
Soneri Bank Limited is one of Pakistan’s commercial banks, having branches in all major cities of Pakistan. Its Central Office is located in PNSC Building, Karachi. It is a mid-size bank having about over 260 branches country-wide. It’s registered office is in Lahore. Soneri Bank started its operation in year 1992.
contact us: 021-111-766-374 (SONERI)
CEO: Mr. Mohammad Aftab Manzoor