KARACHI – Askari Bank’s Annual Report for 2011 was awarded the first position in the banking sector by the Joint Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) at a ceremony held recently. Askari Bank has been a regular participant and winner of corporate report awards at the local and regional level, says a press release.  The objective of the awards is to give recognition to excellence in corporate reporting in order to promote accountability and transparency through timely, informative, factual and reader-friendly Annual Reports for all stake holders of an organization. The Best Corporate Report Awards are conferred to the best annual reports in selected categories each year by a Joint Committee of ICAP and ICMAP.