ONE STOP DESTINATION - AHBL & PSO strengthening relationships

ONE STOP DESTINATION – AHBL & PSO strengthening relationships
November 17, 2008, Karachi: Arif Habib Bank (AHB) and Pakistan State Oil (PSO) signed an agreement to place AHB's ATMs at selected PSO petrol pumps located throughout Pakistan.

The document was signed at a ceremony at PSO House. The Managing Director, Pakistan State Oil, Mr. Kalim Ahmed Siddiqi and Executive Director, Arif Habib Bank, Mr. Saleem Chamdia represented their respective organizations.

Also present at the occasion were Mr. Yacoob Suttar, Executive Director Finance & IT, PSO, Mr. Kalim ur Rahman, Chief Operating Officer, AHBL, Mr. Rustom H. Mavalvala, Deputy General Manager Non Fuel Retail, PSO, Mr Haider Rizvi, Consumer Asset Head, AHB, and several other members of both the organizations.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kalim Ahmed Siddiqui highlighted PSO's initiatives aimed at continuously delivering enhanced service to its customers and described the joint venture as futuristic and highly customer oriented. PSO’s corporate vision extends to well beyond the realm of fuel. Company's 'Non Fuel Retail' (NFR) initiatives like 'auto car wash' project namely 'Wash Express', ATMs and ‘Self-service Banking Centers’ as well as the 'Quick Service Restaurants' in addition to its convenience stores called the 'Shop Stop', offer state-of-the-art facilities in terms of flexibility and convenience to the customers when they visit PSO's forecourt.

Mr. Saleem Chamdia stated that Arif Habib Bank was looking forward to diversifying operations across Pakistan and saw PSO's retail outlets as a convenient platform to proliferate its business. He further added that this agreement is part of the Bank's strategy to continuously provide its customers with the best services.

PSO and AHB value their relationship with the customers and are striving hard to offer a variety of innovative Banking products and services to suit the needs of their customers through AHB's ATMs and Branchless Banking Centers at selected PSO Retail Outlets.