Board meeting of Askari Bank Limited will be held on August 25, 2015

Karachi: Askari Bank Limited informed Karachi Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on August 25, 2015 at Rawalpindi. The agenda of the meeting is to consider Quarterly Accounts for period ended June, 2015 for declaration of any entitlement.

Further, the Company has declared Close Period from August 17, 2015 to August 25, 2015.

Askari Bank Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on October 9, 1991, as a public limited company and commenced its operation on April 1, 1992. The company is engaged in the business of banking defined in the Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962. The branch networks of the bank also include Islamic and agricultural banking. The registered office of the bank is located in Rawalpindi. The stocks of the company are quoted on the Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges of Pakistan.

The bank has more than 240 branches located all over Pakistan. The products and services which the bank provides to its customers include agricultural banking, branch banking, consumer banking, corporate banking and Islamic banking services.

The symbol “AKBL” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Askari Bank Limited.