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BankIslami launches priority banking lounge for freelancers, IT exporters

BankIslami, a leading financial institution, has announced the opening of its exclusive Priority Banking lounge for freelancers and IT exporters as a free workspace

By Our Correspondent
May 16, 2024
A representational image of a BankIslami branch. — AFP/File
A representational image of a BankIslami branch. — AFP/File

KARACHI: BankIslami, a leading financial institution, has announced the opening of its exclusive Priority Banking lounge for freelancers and IT exporters as a free workspace. This initiative aims to provide a pleasant environment for freelancers to work, collaborate and network.

The BankIslami Priority Lounges are equipped with modern facilities, ensuring a productive and comfortable experience for freelancers, absolutely free of cost. With features like free access to hi-speed internet, free refreshments including coffee/tea, and convenient access to banking services, freelancers can now enjoy a seamless and efficient workspace.

The event was attended by guests & individuals from BankIslami, PAFLA & SBP including Aasim Salim (Group Head Distribution), Saud Shahid (Head Trade Finance), Sameel Noman (Head Wealth Management) along with senior management from BankIslami. Additionally, Fahad Sheikh (Co-Founder & CTO, PAFLA), along with top freelancers from Pakistan were also present. From the State Bank of Pakistan, Joint Director Exchange Policy Department, Sundus Shayan, and Imran Malik graced the event with their presence as the guests of honour.

Aasim Salim, Group Head Distribution at BankIslami, expressed his thoughts on the initiative, stating, “We recognize the vital role of freelancers & IT exporters in Pakistan’s economy. Our Priority Banking lounges are designed to empower freelancers & IT exporters by providing them with a conducive workspace and access to banking services.”

Saud Shahid Khan, Head of Trade Finance, shared the overall potential, growth and achievement of BankIslami in this service sector. Along with the Centralised Foreign Remittance Team, he also comprehensively presented all exclusive services and banking solutions currently being offered by BankIslami to freelancers and IT exporters within the regulatory framework & SBP guidelines.

The PAFLA representatives and the guests of honor from the State Bank of Pakistan also appreciated BankIslami’s efforts and achievements in this short span of time and assured the fullest support in such useful projects from BankIslami in future. During the event, BankIslami also presented shields to the guests and distributed exciting giveaways to freelancers.