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2017

FWBL Holds a Reception in Honour of Ms. Sima Kamil President & CEO UBL

First Women Bank Ltd. held a reception/award ceremony in Karachi in honour of Ms. Sima Kamil the first woman ever to reach to the position of the President/CEO of one of the largest banks of Pakistan.......[...]

FWBL and Mastercard to Launch Innovative Payment Solutions

First Women Bank Limited and Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, have signed an agreement that will pave the way for the introduction of Mastercard’s innovative payment solutions to provide......[...]

FWBL and Avanza Solutions join hands for Internet Banking Services

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) has signed Avanza Solutions’ Ambit 2.0 to run its internet banking services, which will allow FWBL to offer internet banking facilities to its customer base, thereby making its services more convenient and accessible......[...]

2016

First Women Bank signs PayPak agreement with 1LINK

First Women bank Ltd (FWBL) has entered into an agreement with 1LINK (Guarantee) Limited that will enable FWBL to issue PayPak branded debit cards. Through this strategic alliance.....[...]

Independence Day Celebration

In commemoration of Pakistan Independence Day, a flag hoisting ceremony was held at FWBL Head office Karachi. The flag was hoisted by Ms. Tahira Raza President.....[...]

Queen Maxima Visits FWBL

Queen Maxima of Netherlands visited the First Women Bank Islamabad Branch and met the women entrepreneurs....[...]

2015

FWBL President visits PNWA

Ms. Tahira Raza President & CEO First Women Bank Ltd. said that Pakistan Navy Women Association (PNWA) has demonstrated a noble work for the benefit of widows and families of martyrs & men....[...]

FWBL and Fazaia Housing Scheme Karachi join hands

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and Fazaia Housing Scheme Karachi have joined hands to provide banking services including financing to the allottees as per Bank's specified criterion....[...]

UN-APCICT supports to FWBL for technological advancement

United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology (UN-APCICT) have joined hands with First Women Bank Limited (FWBL)...[...]

Inauguration of FWBL Booth at Quetta

FWBL inaugurated its booth at Govt Girls College Quetta. Begum Corps Commander Southern Command Lt. Gen Nasir Khan Janjua was the Chief Guest..[...]

FWBL has placed an ATM at the Creek Vista Phase –VIII, DHA Karachi

FWBL has placed an ATM in the premises of Creek Vistas DHA Phase VIII, Karachi with an aim to provide safe and secure banking services to the..[...]

FWBL DA Country & Golf Club branch Karachi has started operation in Karachi today

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) DA Country & Golf Club branch Karachi has started operation in Karachi today. Brig Zubair Ahmed Administrator DHA Karachi..[...]

FWBL organizes “INVITATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT” at the launch of its DA Country & Golf Club Branch Karachi

First Women Bank Ltd. organized FWBL Invitational Golf Tournament on June 13, 2015 at the launch of its DA Country & Club Branch Karachi...[...]

2014

Injection of equity by Government of Pakistan in FWBL

The Government of Pakistan has released another Rs. 500 million as equity in the First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) to meet the minimum Capital requirement (MCR) of..[...]

Celebrating 25 years of Empowering Women

First Women Bank Ltd. is a unique financial institution and commercial bank of its kind in the world that will complete 25 years of its operation on December 2, 2014..[...]

INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

First Women Bank Ltd. has chalked out programs to celebrate the 67th Independence Day of the country.Under the plan a range of special ceremonies will continue throughout August ..[...]

FWBL has so far disbursed loans to 62.5% of the successful applicants for Prime Minister's Youth Business Loans for women

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) is an active participant in Prime Minister's Youth Business Loans for women. The Bank has so far disbursed loans to 62.5% of the successful applicants..[...]

The Federal Government has appointed Ms. Tahira Raza as President, First Women Bank Limited

The Federal Government in terms of Section 11(3)(a) of the Banks (Nationalization) Act, 1974 has appointed Ms. Tahira Raza as President, First Women Bank Limited with immediate effect for a term of three (03) years..[...]

FWBL Acting President and CEO addressed a seminar organized by the Pakistan Gems and Jewelry Development Company

Ms. Charmaine Hidayatullah Acting President and CEO of the First Women Bank Ltd. said that the greatest wealth and strength of any nation is its youth ..[...]

2013

Grant of look after charge of the post of president FWBL to Ms. Charmaine Hidayatullah, the senior EVP

Extended term of one year of Ms. Shafqat Sultana, President First Women Bank Limited (FWBL) has expired on May 18, 2013..[...]

FWBL entrepreneurs will display their products at the Islamabad Expo 2013

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) entrepreneurs will display their products at the Islamabad Expo 2013 on April 13 & 14, 2013.[...]

Mrs. Shafqat Sultana President inaugurates the FWBL Human Resource & Development Centre in Karachi

Mrs. Shafqat Sultana President inaugurates the FWBL Human Resource & Development Centre in Karachi.[...]

FWBL & AIOU join hands

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for empowerment of women.[...]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY

First women Bank Ltd. has chalked out programs for the International Women Day throughout the country.[...]

2012

FWBL Gilgit branch resumes operation

FWBL 41st branch has started operation in Gilgit. This is the first branch of the bank in northern areas of the country.[...]

Certificate Distribution Ceremony of FWBL-GEP held in Karachi

Mr. Edward Birgells Regional Director USAID urged the Pakistani women to come forward and learn the skills that can empower them.[...]

FWBL & SMEDA join hands

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and SMEDA (an autonomous statutory body working under the Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan for the development and promotion of the small and medium enterprises of Pakistan) have joined hands to work together for the promotion and development of women entrepreneurship in Pakistan.[...]

The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) has upgraded the long term entity

The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) has upgraded the long term entity rating of First Women Bank Ltd to "A-"(Single A Minus) while maintaining the short term entity rating at "A2" (A Two).[...]

FWBL Business Development & Training Centres have started imparting training under Gender Equity Program

First Women Bank Business Development & Training Centres (BD & TC) have started simultaneously their first training program under FWBL-GEP (Gender Equity Program) in Karachi & Lahore.[...]

2011

Public Sector Status, Applicability Of BNA & Guarantee Of FWBL’S Deposits By Government Under BNA 1974.

The Government of Pakistan has exempted FWBL from the application of the Office Memorandum No. F.4.(1)/2000-BR-II, dated 12 November 2002[...]

FWBL & Depilex join hands to empower women

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) has entered into an agreement with Depilex - one of the oldest and largest brands in the field of beauty therapy, cosmetology and hair sciences in Pakistan[...]

FWBL & Singer Pakistan join hands

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and Singer Pakistan Ltd., with its brand name 'SINGER', a Globally recognized brand for last 160 years have entered into an agreement to facilitate customers on shop at Singer Plus retail stores.[...]

FWBL launches women's Economic Empowerment through Capacity Building & Skill Development Training Programme

Today's women who are facing all kinds of discrimination in the society, despite all odds are coming ahead after tackling all challenges and, to achieve more progress, they still need to increase their efforts.[...]

FWBL & Stile have entered into an agreement

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and Stile (Shabbir Tiles & Ceramics Ltd.) have entered into an agreement to facilitate customers on shop at Stile Emporiums nationwide.[...]

FWBL, Islamabad women's Chamber sign MOU

Mrs. Shafqat Sultana, President, First Women Bank Limited (FWBL) said that the institution will continue to strive for economic empowerment of women by employing all available resources to enhance their capacity.[...]

FWBL & Pakistan Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management join Hands

First Women Bank Ltd. and Pakistan Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management (PITHM) Ministry of Tourism Government of Sindh have entered into an agreement to enhance women's entrepreneurial capacity.[...]

FWBL & Pink Ribbon Pakistan Join Hands

FWBL and Pink Ribbon Pakistan entered into an agreement to promote the noble objective of Pink Ribbon Pakistan through its branches across the country in providing cancer awareness among women to undergo free clinical examination and free mammographic screening.[...]

An amount of Rs. 800 million has been budgeted

An amount of Rs. 800 million has been budgeted in connection with injection of additional equity by Government of Pakistan to FWBL. In light of this decision the majority of shares (96%) would be owned by Ministry of Finance Government of Pakistan and National Bank of Pakistan .[...]

FWBL & KFC Join Hands

FWBL and KFC entered into an agreement to facilitate customers on shop at KFC restaurants nationwide. The ATM card holders of FWBL will get 10% discount on their purchasing.[...]

FWBL & OUP join Hands

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) and Oxford University Press, Pakistan (OUP) entered into an agreement to facilitate customers on shop at OUP outlets nationwide. Mrs. Shafqat Sultana President First Women Bank Ltd. & Ms. Amina Saiyed Managing Director Oxford University Press Pakistan signed the MOU.[...]

Mrs. Shafqat Sultana President First Women Bank Ltd. among 100 women who shake Pakistan. - Newsweek Pakistan

Pakistan Women Who matter most Mrs. Shafqat Sultana President, CEO & Chairperson First Women Bank Ltd. among 100 women who shake Pakistan. According to the Newsweek Pakistan 'Mrs. Sultana is one of those women who have done good by Pakistan and made us proud.'.[...]

International Women's Day

First women Bank Ltd. has chalked out programs for the International Women's Day through out the country. The celebration will be held in the Business Development and Training Centers and Area offices of the Bank. An exhibition is being held in Area office, Lahore, on March 8, 2011.[...]



2010

FWBL Announced Promotion of Employees


2009

FWBL urged to focus on rural women
FWBL to be kept in public sector
FWBL Annual Conference
Corporate Documentary

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