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.