U Micro finance Bank opens its 200th Branch located in Gilgit with the promise to take banking services to the last mile in Pakistan.
The President & CEO of U Micro finance Bank, Mr. Kabeer Naqvi along with the management team inaugurated the branch on 4th October 2019.
Mr.Naqvi spoke at the inauguration that “we are committed to expanding our footprint across Pakistan and grow our network to serve the unbanked population of the country. We strongly believe that access to micro finance services helps to build a more inclusive society and our financial services contribute in creating livelihoods for our customers. Our expanding geographical footprint is a testament to our commitment towards economic ennoblement of the unbanked population of Pakistan”.
He thanked U Micro finance bank’s shareholder and the board for their continuous support and trust. He said that State Bank of Pakistan has played an instrumental part in helping us achieve this landmark by extending unparalleled support and guidance. He further added that U Bank is immensely grateful to its customers for their confidence in U Bank’s brand. Lastly, Mr. Naqvi thanked U Bank’s employees for their hard work and passion, who are at the heart of this organization.
U Micro finance bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of PTCL and currently operates in over 160 cities and the rural areas. It offers a wide range of micro finance loans and deposit products. U Bank’s branchless banking arm – U Paisa, provides banking services at approximately 45,000 agent locations across Pakistan. U Micro finance Bank is undergoing a digital transformation and is getting ready to serve its customers through digitizing the loan process, provide 24 hour banking services through its own ATMs and offer internet & mobile banking services.