Committed to serving its community, JS Bank took upon itself to restore the Polo Ground Roundabout as another glorious addition to the ‘City of Lights’. DG Rangers Major General Omer Ahmed Bokhari inaugurated the roundabout as part of Pakistan’s 73rd Independence Day celebrations. Senior officials from JS Bank and Pakistan Rangers Headquarters were also present at the event.
The Polo Ground Roundabout has been restored as part of the Bank’s commitment to beautify Karachi city – that is, through aesthetically pleasing monuments.
On the occasion, Major General Bokhari expressed his appreciation for the role of JS Bank as a leading financial institution; especially for the awareness of its corporate social responsibility and due diligence. He further stated, “Pakistan is our responsibility, and we each need to embrace our role as active members of the society in order for it to grow”.
— JS Bank (@jsblpak) August 14, 2020
Also present at the ceremony, Basir Shamsie, President and CEO JS Bank, shared his views. He believes that “a city as progressive and vital as Karachi deserves our collective efforts to maintain its historic beauty. The restoration of this landmark is our way of giving back to the community and our fellow citizens. I would especially like to thank Major General Omer sahib for his support in making this initiative a success.”
Such frequent initiatives show how JS is committed towards its role as a catalyst in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. Accordingly, JS Bank continues to bring innovative banking products and services to the people of its country.
JS Bank and its current standing
JS Bank is one of the fastest growing Banks in Pakistan, with both domestic and international presence. In fact, it has a whopping 360 branches in 180 cities including one international branch. The Bank is part of JS Group, one of Pakistan’s most diversified and progressive financial services groups.
JS Bank named Best SME Bank of the Year (Pakistan) by Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2020. We are grateful to our clients and our team, without whom this would not have been possible. #JSBank #BarhnaHaiAagey #AsianBankingandFinanceAwards pic.twitter.com/iNx7re3GrI
— JS Bank (@jsblpak) August 10, 2020
The financial organization has proved its leadership in the digital banking, SME & consumer loans space. For this excellence, JS has been recognized on multiple international and national forums; these include the prestigious AsiaMoney, Asian Banking and Finance, DIGI and Pakistan Banking Awards.
Last year, JS Bank became Pakistan’s first and only financial institution to be accredited by the Green Climate Fund – a global fund working towards countering climate change. Owing to this fund, the bank can now apply for funding of up to $250 million per project.
Moreover, it also became fully compliant with the State Bank of Pakistan’s green banking guidelines and took a lead in Pakistan’s solar power market. Through this, “Pakistan’s Best SME Bank’ has financed more than 120 projects for commercial, residential and agricultural purposes.
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