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The President National Bank of Pakistan, Syed Ahmed Iqbal Ashraf announced hundreds of lucky draw winners through a computerized balloting at NBP Head Office, Karachi. The draw comprised of hundreds of gifts items such as Gold bars, Laptops, Motor Cycles, Cell phones, Digital Cameras, LED TVs and DVD Players for NBP’s Home Remittance Customers across Pakistan. Al-Rahji Bank &Bank Al-Bilad from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Xpress Money and National Exchange Company from UAE partnered with NBP during this campaign, where customer sending their payments through NBP became entitled to win exciting prizes through a lucky draw. The objective of this campaign was to attract more and more remittances through legal banking channels by National Bank of Pakistan.


Mr. Ashraf while addressing the attendees said, “I am pleased to announce the winners of this country-wide campaign aiming to attract remittances sent through legal banking channels and making NBP a preferred bank for sending remittances. I congratulate all the lucky winners and their families whose names have been announced and who will be receiving these prizes from NBP.”. He further said, “Remittance is playing a significant role in contributing to wards sustainable economic growth, livelihood and prosperity of Pakistanis all around the world.


NBP is playing a major role in helping the growth of home remittances to Pakistan through its streamlined and trusted services. NBP is working continuously to develop innovative service features that allow the remittance payout faster resulting in greater customer satisfaction. NBP having the most penetrated network in Pakistan, providing comprehensive domestic distribution of remittances to beneficiaries across Pakistan. A number of renowned international exchange houses and money transfer companies from across the world, including the Middle East, Europe, Asia-Pacific and America, are our trusted partners and Remitters from over 180 countries can easily send their remittances through National Bank”.


Mr. Irtiza Kazmi, Group Head, Global Home Remittance Management Group said, “Presently home remittances customers are offered three products. NBP Foree Cash is cash over the counter service at all 1,400+branches, NBP Foree Transfer is account credit facility at all NBP branches and to other banks also, while NBP Foree Home Remittance Account/Card is for its Home Remittance Customers. NBP Foree Home Remittance Account/Card is a new and advanced product and customers opening Remittance Accounts with NBP will experience hassle free banking. Whenever remittance is received in their account, the customer will receive an SMS alert thereafter they can easily withdraw cash from any ATM across Pakistan. NBP also has the fastest growing overseas correspondent base for home remittances and in a very short time the Bank has made alliance with almost all leading financial institutions/Money service business providing remittance services, for facilitation of overseas Pakistani across the globe”.


National Bank of Pakistan is well equipped with state of the art technology, banking systems and manned by staff having expertise in their field.  The Bank will extend full co-operation to the remitters and facilitate beneficiaries in smooth transfer of money and also provide valuable guidance to remitters for executing the transactions in line with laid down procedures of the State Bank as well as NBP’s own policies.


Present at the occasion were Syed Iqbal Ashraf – President NBP, Mr. Nausherwan Adil, SEVP/Group Chief, Operations/CCD, Mr. Masood Karim Shaikh, SEVP/Group Chief, Overseas Banking Group, Mr. Mudassir H. Khan, SEVP/Group Chief, CRBG,Mr. Wajahat A. Baqai, SEVP/Group Chief, CMG,, Mr. Kausar Iqbal Malik, SEVP/Group Chief, Compliance, , Mr. Shahid Saeed, SEVP/CIO IT Division,Mr. Shahid Iqbal Dar, EVP & Head, Logistics Support Group, Mr. Ovais Asad Khan EVP/Divisional Head Strategic Marketing & CSR Division, Mr. Abdul Wahid Sethi EVP&Head (Acting) Audit & Inspection Group,  Mr. Irtiza Kazmi, EVP/Group Head Global Home Remittance Management Group and  other bank officials.

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