Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank has been recognised among the top two winners as ‘Employer of the Year’ by Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP) – Pakistan’s largest forum for employers. The Bank has received 2nd position as ‘Employer of the Year Award 2021’ in the category of ‘Large National Companies.’ The award was announced at the 9th ceremony of the Employer of the Year Awards recently held at a local hotel in Karachi.
Mr. Arsalan Ahmed Khan – Head Talent Acquisition & Digital HR Solutions, Meezan Bank received the award from Mr. Sajid Hussain Turi – Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development.
Commenting at the occasion, Group Head Human Resources and Learning & Development, Meezan Bank – Mr. Khalid Zaman Khan said: Over the years, Meezan Bank has, Alhamdulillah, been recognized with several awards from many forums. In my view, one of the main reasons for this is that the Bank’s Vision is fully integrated with its culture. Everyone is aligned with the Bank’s Vision and puts their best efforts towards attainment of the Bank’s Vision of “Establishing Islamic banking as banking of first choice…’’
The awards aim to recognize organizations that demonstrate progressive workplace strategies and best practices. Winners have been selected based on their exemplary staff policies, learning and development initiatives, provision of career growth opportunities as well as exercising diversity & inclusion, and focus on employee benevolence and retention practices, etc.
This award is yet another milestone towards the Bank’s focused commitment to becoming the employer of choice and reflects the Bank’s focus on best HR practices. EFP is the apex body of employers of Pakistan established in the year 1950. This is the only body of employers in Pakistan that is a member of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE), and South Asian Forum of Employers (SAFE). EFP has been at the forefront in promoting, protecting, and projecting the interests of not only employers but also the rights of business in Pakistan.