Meezan Bank & IBA join hands to launch Meezan Justuju

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Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank has recently launched Meezan Justuju – a fully funded talent development program for fresh graduates in collaboration with IBA-CEIF (Institute of Business Administration – Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance). The Program’s initial screening, conducted through a written test at Meezan House, received an overwhelming response, attracting participants from various disciplines.
Meezan Justuju is a two-month certificate course designed to equip fresh graduates with comprehensive knowledge and expertise in Islamic banking and finance, dedicated to meeting the growing demand for skilled professionals in the industry.

The Program’s curriculum has been strategically developed to prepare a pool of talent well-versed in Islamic finance, enabling them to pursue diverse career paths within Islamic banks, Takaful companies, Mudarabah companies, Islamic asset management companies, and Islamic banking divisions or windows.

Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui – Group Head Shariah Compliance at Meezan Bank, while speaking about the program, stated, “Meezan Justuju is a testament to our commitment to nurturing Islamic finance talent. By providing the youth with the right skills and knowledge, we aim to bridge the existing skill gap in the industry. This Program serves as a stepping stone for fresh graduates to initiate promising careers and contribute to a more responsible and equitable financial system.”

About Meezan Bank Limited:

Meezan Bank is the leading Islamic bank in Pakistan and one of the largest banks nationwide in terms of branch network and deposits. With a network of over 1000 branches in more than 330 cities, it boasts the largest Islamic banking network in Pakistan.

Consistently recognized as the Best Islamic Bank in Pakistan by numerous local and international institutions, Meezan Bank is the only Pakistani bank to be honored thrice as the ‘Best Bank’ by Pakistan Banking Awards – the most prestigious award in the country’s financial sector. Recognition has also come from Islamic Finance News (Malaysia), Global Finance magazine (New York), Asset AAA (Hong Kong), Asiamoney (Hong Kong), The Banker (United Kingdom), South Asian Federation of Accountants, Islamic Finance Forum of South Asian Awards, Dawn & IBP Pakistan, Employers Federation of Pakistan, and CFA Association (Pakistan).

The VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (formerly JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company) has upgraded the Bank’s entity rating to the highest possible level of ‘AAA/A1+.’ This rating denotes the highest possible credit quality, with negligible risk factors, slightly more than that of risk-free debt issued by the Government of Pakistan.

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