|National Bank of Pakistan (NBP)|
to open branch in Sri Lanka
NBP in Colombo
National Bank of Pakistan
(NBP) plans to open a branch in Colombo,Sri Lanka to step up trade and investment opportunities
, In this regard, all the documentation work is in the process. After the completion of documentation process, the bank will open its branch as soon as possible,NBP Said.
Mr.Hassan,Head of Corporate Communication at NBP said that increase in the business activity between the two countries is also discussed at length when a high profile Sri Lankan delegation led by K. A. Baiz, Mayor of Puttalam and Chief Government Organizer for Puttalam Electorate met with Zubair Ahmed, Senior Executive Vice President of NBP in Karachi recently.
NBP branch at Colombo will also assist Pakistanis living in Sri Lanka to remit their finances to their home country at fast track, Hassan said.
NBP branch will provide extra ordinary facilities to Sri Lankan and Pakistani business communities for the opening of letters of credit and other business documentation, Mr.Hassan said.
NBP has a large country wide network comprising of 1283 branches along with 23 overseas branches.