MCB Bank bags SAFA Award
MCB Bank Ltd, Pakistan's leading private sector bank, was awarded the SAFA Best Presented Annual Report 2014 in the category of private sector banks at the SAFA Conference 2016. The Award was presented to President MCB, Imran Maqbool by the Federal Minister for Finance Mr. Mohammad Ishaq Dar in recognition of the bank's excellence in financial reporting, management best practices and corporate governance disclosures.
MCB Bank Ltd has also received numerous other accolades in the past, including "Best Bank in Pakistan 2015" award from Finance Asia and "Most Stable Bank of the Year 2014" by CFA.
ICAP, the premier regulatory body for the development and regulation of Accountancy profession in Pakistan hosted SAFA (South Asian Federation of Accountants) conference in Lahore.
The conference, entitled South Asia: Corridor of opportunities encompassed one and a half days of learning, networking and celebrations. The conference was attended by high profile local and international speakers comprising of reputable businessmen, economists and senior Chartered Accountants.
MCB Bank Limited is among the top 5 Banks in Pakistan with a net asset base of Rs 1 trillion. The bank has a vast branch network of 1,246 local branches, 11 foreign branches and an employee base that exceeds 17,500. The bank continues its strong performance and recently posted an increase of 12% in profit after tax of Rs20.2b in first nine months of 2015.