LAHORE: National Bank of Pakistan keeping in view the importance of IT in the banking industry, has the vision to get its Countrywide branch network fully online in a couple of months.
This was stated by NBP President & CEO Qamar Hussain here at the Regional IT Centre Lahore in a ceremony held to dedicate NBP Regional IT Centre to Arfa Karim Randhawa. Parents of Arfa Karim Mr & Mrs Amjad Karim Randhawa were also present on this occasion who inaugurated the center along with President NBP.
While inaugurating the center, Mr. Qamar Hussain said: NBP has decided to dedicate its Regional IT Centre, Lahore to “Arfa Karim” to present a rich tribute for her services to the country. We have always wanted to promote our unseen heroes. That is why the bank has associated the Regional IT Center, Lahore after her name as NBP Arfa Karim Regional IT Centre”.
Arfa Kareem’s father also spoke on the occasion and said “NBP is a National Flag Career and it is a great honor for us that the NBP has devoted its IT centre to Arfa”.National Bank of Pakistan has put special emphasis on automation and online banking. Having remotest branch network in far flung areas, cumulatively the Bank has converted its more than 1050 branches online out of its countrywide network of 1271 branches.
NBP has recently initiated a number of IT projects to make the bank one of the most technologically advanced financial institutions in the country. Currently the Bank is in the implementation phase of Core Banking System which is one of the largest IT projects in Pakistan and covers all the banking functions. – Nation