World's largest bank to open branches in Punjab

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) isset to open its branches in Punjab, beginning from Lahore


Ali Usman April 19, 2015
PHOTO: ICBC

LAHORE: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world’s largest bank, is set to open its branches in Punjab, beginning from Lahore.

According to an MoU signed between the Punjab government and ICBC administration on Sunday, the bank will not only bring Chinese investment to the province, but also manage financial investment from other countries where it has strong presence.

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“The bank will provide financial advisory, as well as technical cooperation to the government in automobile, agriculture and several other sectors,” a senior of the provincial government told The Express Tribune. “It has assets above $3.062 trillion.”

Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif was present at the MoU signing ceremony.

COMMENTS (7)

ijaz ahmad | 6 years ago | Reply its good we are building partnership with chine.the real investment is health and education .we are destroying them.we have made education & health a trade.and its shame for government ,media and for people of pakistan .who will provide quality education & health to people pak army or Usa.
Umair | 6 years ago | Reply Uncle Saleem Lahori, which world r u living in? Get ur facts on track first before commenting. ICBC is operating from Karachi since Aug 2011. Karachi is the heart of PAK & will remain so, people of Punjab, especially Lahore have always been jealous of this fact. Love You....have a great day ahead!
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