January 24th, 2019: Faysal Bank Limited has come forward in support of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) National Outreach Programme (NOP). Recently, Mr. Yousaf Hussain, President & CEO of Faysal Bank presented a donation cheque to Mr. Shahid Hussain, Member Board of Trustees of LUMS, at a ceremony arranged by the Office of Advancement at LUMS.
LUMS NOP searches for top talent across the country and facilitates the education of selected students through provision of required financial support including tuition, boarding and lodging expenses, as well as living and book allowances.
Mr. Yousaf Hussain stated, “Faysal Bank remains committed to supporting education & professional development related initiatives focused on our youth. With partnerships like LUMS NOP, we hope to provide avenues for deserving students to get high quality education. We are confident that ‘Faysal Bank Graduates’ will effectively contribute towards the development of our country.”
Mr. Shahid Hussain presented a detailed overview of the recent achievements and future plans of the University. He also elaborated on the diversity of educational disciplines, high quality faculty and world class research facilities offered by LUMS. Mr. Yousaf Hussain, after a detailed tour of the campus, lauded the vision &commitment of the leadership at LUMS, which has made it one of the premier educational institutions in the Region.
Mr. Yousaf Hussain was accompanied by Mr. Tahir Y. Bhatti, Head Retail Banking and Mr. Saqib Mahmood, Head of Distribution Retail Banking, while the LUMS team also included Dr.Naiman Jalil, Director Undergraduate Programmes, Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Dr. Shahid Masud, Dean Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE) and Dr. Aziz Mithani, Chair, Department of the Biology.
About Faysal Bank Limited:
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. The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited (PACRA) and JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited have determined the Bank’s long term rating as ‘AA’ and short term rating as ‘A1+’.
Faysal Bank’s footprint now spreads over more than 130 cities with over 455 branches (including 255 Islamic branches). With total assets in excess of PKR 444.5 billion, placing it amongst the significant players in Pakistan’s banking industry. Faysal Bank’s ambition is to provide par excellence service to its customers while meeting their financial needs.
For further information, please contact:
Communications Team, Faysal Bank Limited, 111-747-747
Yousuf Zafar, Xenith Public Relations, 0332 3088457