Strategic Partnership MoU signed between Bank Alfalah Limited and Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
April 13: Continuing with sheer dedication of playing their part for the betterment of the Pakistani society, Bank Alfalah Limited and the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi have signed a strategic partnership MoU on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Refreshing their commitment of working together on various fronts; the understanding involves Bank Alfalah to impart experiential learning opportunities to IBA students, to hold joint seminars, workshops & learning programs and faculty exchange. Special attention will also be given to bridging the gap between industry and academia. President and CEO of Bank Alfalah Limited, Mr. Atif Aslam Bajwa, was present at the event along with senior executives of one of Pakistan's largest banking institutions. Bank Alfalah, IBA and the society at large, are set to benefit from this partnership, while IBA and Bank Alfalah are keen to strive together to overcome the numerous challenges that the Pakistani nation faces today.
During the ceremony, President and CEO Bank Alfalah Mr. Atif Bajwa said that it's an honor for Bank Alfalah to create a strategic linkage with a prestigious institution like IBA, Karachi. He mentioned that Bank Alfalah is eager to create a strong framework of learning and entrepreneurial partnership with IBA in order to have best local and global practices for learning and development. He also said that this linkage will substantially help foster the development of human capital in both institutions.
During the event Dr. Sayeed Ghani, Acting Dean & Director, IBA said that he would like to congratulate Bank Alfalah in joining hands with IBA. This is one of a kind initiative and a very first corporate linkage of this nature for IBA, offering Open Enrolment Programs for Banks, Corporates, Family Businesses and other sectors in Pakistan. This initiative also involves faculty exchange for academic and non-academic programs. At the end he thanked and assured Mr. Atif Bajwa for effective execution of this joint venture in creating and developing Human Capital for the betterment of Pakistan.