Bank Alfalah Announces Winner of ‘Rising Talent Award’ at the Aibak Polo Cup.

Karachi, February 25, 2014: As part of its ‘Rising Talent – Discovering the Potential of Pakistan’ platform, Bank Alfalah announced Saqib Khan Khaqwani as the winner of its ‘Rising Talent Award’ at the Aibak Polo Cup. Bank Alfalah awarded Saqib Khan Khaqwani a cash prize worth Rs200,000 at the closing ceremony of the event. The ceremony was attended by Chief Guest, Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rahman, Minister Finance, Excise & Taxation – Punjab, Khurram Hussain, Group Head of Retail (Central and North) and Consumer Finance, Bank Alfalah and President Lahore Polo Club amongst others.

Speaking at the event, Khurram Hussain said, “Bank Alfalah enjoys a longstanding association with sports and youth development. On behalf of the Bank, I would like to congratulate Saqib Khan Khaqwani for exhibiting such promising skills. We are optimistic that this unique ‘Rising Talent Award’ introduced by the Bank to recognize emerging Polo players, will play a vital role in motivating and nurturing deserving young players”.

Bank Alfalah’s Khurram Hussain presenting the ‘Rising Talent Award’ award to Saqib Khan Khaqwani

About Bank Alfalah Limited:

The Bank has a network presence of 574 branches spanning 196 cities with an international presence in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, a wholesale banking unit in Bahrain and a representative office in the UAE. The Bank services more than 1 million corporate, institutional, retail, small business, agricultural, Islamic and asset financing customers.

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Saba Karim Khan
Head of Corporate Communications
Bank Alfalah Limited
Tel: (+9221) 32423952, 021-111-777-786 (x) 2101