LAHORE - Allied Bank of Pakistan has announced to sponsor the LCCI OIC moot, aimed at enhancing trade volume and exploiting business potential among the 57 Islamic countries, which is presently not at significant level.

Khawaja Muhammad Almas, ABL Chief Commercial & Retail Banking, presented a cheque of Rs 1 million for second edition of this Ambassadors and Trade Conference to LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari here at a ceremony.

LCCI President Engineer Sohail Lashari said that contribution made by the bank would go a long way in highlighting the soft image of the country besides the promotion of trade and economic activities. He said that the OIC initiative has been taken by the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry to increase liaison among the businessmen in all the 57 Islamic countries.  The LCCI President said that the economy would not be able to get back on rails unless and until all the institutions work hand in hand on national issues. He thanked the Allied Bank of Pakistan for recognizing the efforts of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry and taking practical steps. He said that this proves that the Allied Bank of Pakistan was making all out efforts to strengthen the economy of the country.

Speaking on the occasion, ABL Chief Commercial & Retail Banking Khawaja Muhammad Almas gave a detailed briefing to the LCCI president about the innovative banking products being introduced by the ABL. He said that the Bank has a large network of over 1000 online branches and 800 ATMs in Pakistan and offers various technology-based products and services to its diverse clientele.  Appreciating the LCCI for arranging OIC Ambassadors and Trade Conference, he said that the bank would continue to support all LCCI initiatives in future as well.