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9-07-2015, 14:06

Tajik, Pakistani bank officials meet on cooperation in Russia


Avesta.Tj | 09.07.2015 | Chairman Ruhullo Hakimzoda of Amonatbonk -- Tajikistan's savings bank -- and Nauman K. Dar, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan’s Habib Bank Ltd (HBL), met on Wednesday in Ufa, capital of Russia's Republic of Bashkortostan, the Amonatbonk press service said Thursday.


At the meeting the sides discussed issues related to expansion of bilateral cooperation in the fields of interbank transactions and trade finance.

A special attention was also paid to bilateral investment cooperation in sectors like energy, mining and agriculture.

Established in 1925, Amonatbonk is the only state-owned bank and one of the oldest bank in Tajikistan. It has worked closely with a number of international institutions and foreign banks, aiming to alleviate poverty and boost economic development in the country.

Founded in 1941, Habib Bank Ltd (HBL) is the largest private sector banking and financial services provider in Pakistan. It has a network of over 1500 branches in Pakistan and 55 branches worldwide. The bank offers the basic range of banking services to its customers, to include commercial, bank in the emerging markets.