Karachi—Standard Chartered Pakistan has been recognised as the Best Digital Islamic Bank in Asia 2016 by Global Finance. This is the second year in a row that Standard Chartered has won this award. This award is a recognition of Standard Chartered’s superior Shariah compliant product suite and digital banking capabilities which are unmatched in the market.
Standard Chartered was the first international bank to get an Islamic Banking license in 2004 and to open the first Islamic Banking branch in Pakistan. Our Islamic Banking innovation capability is reflected in being the first and only bank to offer a Shariah Compliant Credit Card in the country. Since inception Standard Chartered has launched several products and solutions to meet the needs of customers looking for Shariah compliant banking.
Standard Chartered has the best in class digital banking platform and offers online transactional convenience through Internet banking, Breeze mobile banking, Straight2Bank and other services which are not being offered to Islamic Banking customers in the market. Standard Chartered Pakistan is able to offer a unique edge and strengthen its position as the Shariah compliant digital bank of choice for clients. Shazad Dada, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Pakistan said, “We are delighted to have won this important recognition for our Islamic Banking services. We are fully committed to development of this high growing segment and such awards further reinforce our resolve to build world class capabilities.”