LAHORE (Staff Report/PR) – Standard Chartered Pakistan has been recognised as the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Asia-Pacific 2016 by Global Finance.

This award is recognition of Standard Chartered’s superior product structuring and distribution capabilities, and reinforces our dominant leadership position in Pakistan.

The last decade has seen Standard Chartered transform itself in Pakistan, and become an integral part of the social and economic fabric of the country. With a presence in the country for more than 150 years, Standard Chartered is the largest international bank in Pakistan. Currently, Standard Chartered has 101 branches spread across 11 cities, and employs a workforce of more than 3,500 people.

Shazad Dada, Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Pakistan said: “We are delighted to receive this  award which comes as testament to our continuous efforts to provide best in class services and products to our stakeholders. Standard Chartered adopts a client focused strategy which aims to provide its clients with products designed to cater to their specific financial needs. It’s great to see that our success is recognised by the prestigious Global Finance, a widely circulated magazine.”

The Global Finance Awards look at the best financial services firms in each country around the region and recognise the top foreign and domestic banks. The Bank was competing amongst some of the largest local players in the Banking Industry and has won this award on the basis of its competence and commitment to the clients.