Mr. Imran Maqbool, President of MCB Bank Ltd and Mr. Aali Shafi, Country General Manager officially opening the refurbished country office and corporate branch
As part of its drive towards providing an enhanced customer experience across Sri Lanka, the fast growing Pakistan-based MCB Bank declared open its newly refurbished country office and corporate branch located in Colombo Fort.
Opening its doors on 22nd February 2018, the ceremony was graced by Chief Guest Mr. Imran Maqbool - President and CEO of MCB Bank Ltd, Mr. Farid Ahmad - Group Head Compliance and Controls, Mr. AaliShafi - Country General Manager and other senior officials of the bank. Customers and many other well-wishers of MCB Bank also participated at the opening ceremony.
The country office and the branch located in this premises mostly engages in corporate banking activities and offertailor-made financial solutions for its customers. MCB bank has been able to develop a niche in its corporate banking business and currently most of Sri Lanka’s leading corporate enterprises are maintaining long-standing relationships with MCB.
‘Thanks to our customers, their loyalty and commitment to give repeated business just over two decades we have grown to hold the second largest branch network among multinational banks in Sri Lanka. Beyond usual domestic business, we are now looking at cross-border opportunities and producing value to strengthen commercial activities between UAE, Pakistan and Sri Lanka using our international network. With the guidance of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and support from our customers, the seeds we plant today of this cross-border initiatives will pay great dividend to our countries and all stakeholders in future’, said Mr. Imran Maqbool, President of MCB Bank.
Mr. Aali Shafi, Country General Manager also addressed the gathering. ‘It is a source of pride as we open the refurbished MCB country office in Sri Lanka. This is the first re-launch of the premises and includes many upgrades to demonstrate our commitment to Sri Lankan banking industry and our customers. The premise has been re-designed with the concept of modern branch baking and fascias follow corporate branding theme across all MCB overseas branches. In Sri Lanka, we have selected a menu of products to suit local market requirements and trends. We are thankful for the continued patronage of our customers and will continue to serve as their preferred choice for their banking needs in the future also,’ Shafi stated.
MCB Bank Limited commenced its operations in Sri Lanka in 1994 and brings a rich and diverse international and regional experience to the country.The bank continues to hold the rating [SL] A+ (stable) awarded by ICRA Lanka Limited.The branches are conveniently located at Colombo Fort, Pettah, Maradana, Kollupitiya, Wellawatte, Kandy, Galle and Batticaloa.