Askari Bank was incorporated in Pakistan on October 9, 1991, as a public limited company. It commenced operations on April 1, 1992, and is principally engaged in the business of banking, as defined in the Banking Companies Ordinance, 1962. The Bank is listed on Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad Stock Exchanges. Askari Bank has expanded into a network of 200 branches / sub branches, including 20 dedicated Islamic banking branches, and a wholesale bank branch in Bahrain. A shared network of 2,991online ATMs covering all major cities in Pakistan supports the delivery channels for customer service. As at December 31, 2008, the Bank had equity of Rs. 12.97 billion and total assets of Rs. 206.19 billion, with 816,629 banking customers, serviced by 6,496 employees. Askari Investment Management Limited and Askari Securities Limited are subsidiaries of Askari Bank engaged in managing mutual funds and shares brokerage, respectively.

“To be the Bank of First Choice in the Region”

To be the leading private sector bank in Pakistan with an international presence, delivering quality service through innovative technology and effective human resource management in a modern and progressive organizational culture of meritocracy, maintaining high ethical and professional standards, while providing enhanced value to all our stakeholders, and contributing to society.

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Askari bank’s performance had been remarkable. This was for multiple reasons . Secondly. it became inevitable to change the brand and launch a new corporate identity with an objective to project the bank’s image in a more effective and impressive way on the national and international horizons. With the growing competition and changing environment. The Name: To cope with the market dynamics. . The change of name presented an excellent opportunity for a fresh new look for the bank.Islamic Banking Services:      Islamic Corporate Banking Islamic Investment Banking Islamic Trade Finance Islamic General Banking Islamic Consumer Banking Agriculture Finance Solutions        Kissan Ever Green Finance Kissan Tractor Finance Kissan Aabpashi Finance Kissan Livestock Development Finance Kissan Farm Mechanization Finance Kissan Farm Transport Finance Agriculture Banking Network Rebranding: Askari rebranded itself in June 2007. in the current scenario. which would be a reflection of the bank's desire to continue to evolve with and adapt to the changing environment and dynamic consumer needs. the word "commercial" has become redundant since all banks are commercial banks. the bank was generally referred to as "Askari Bank".firstly. the management and board of directors of Askari Bank decided to change the name of the bank from Askari Commercial Bank Limited to simply Askari Bank Limited.

The use of all lower case letters and the use of “askari” and “bank” as one word gives the logo a unique identity. The colours themselves. The last two colors. It is a colour that induces positive emotions in the human body and its effects on productivity. present and future of the bank. This signifies ability of any text to be readable and recognizable at first glance. orange and yellow.The Logo: Previous logo New Logo The typeface used for the bank’s logo is simple yet elegant. respect. Without being overly stylish. carry the joint properties of sunlight. energy and enthusiasm. The stylized 3D icon represents a positive link between the past. The new Colours: Change and evolution being the key driving elements of the new brand identity. Understanding this selection needs a basic study of colour psychology. loyalty. which are modernity. are used in a combination which is representative of a rising sun. have been documented. . The new colours are blue and grey. happiness. wisdom and balance. productivity and strength (or solidity). even human strength. it makes a solid statement about the bank. enabling it to stand out from the crowd. The second colour used is a dark grey. with a touch of orange/yellow. Darker shades of grey are said to be more representative of the properties of the colour black. its approach to business while maintaining the most critical aspect of any logo’s design. joy. The new “askaribank” logo is distinctive and can be recognized instantly on sight. hope. wealth. This is the colour of elegance. readability. Blue is the colour of peacefulness. the colours of the bank have been revisited completely. aside from the positive connotations of a rising sun.

Slogan: The Previous slogan reflected the trust that people had in the name of Askari. The stylized AB.power. It was “The security bank. which has served the bank very well for the first 15 years of its existence. energy. happiness. enthusiasm. presented in 3D and in the new brand colours. hope. not revolution. The colours themselves. joy. fear. it avoids the connotations of death. etc. The stylized "AB": Evolution. are used in a combination which is representative of a rising sun. However. aside from the positive connotations of a rising sun. is a solemn nod to the outgoing logo design. Retaining this icon maintains the recognition of the old logo. carry the joint properties of sunlight. is the key in the development of a brand. wealth. The last two colours. present and future of askaribank. while also creating a positive link between the past. orange and yellow.A name to trust” . by being grey and not black. sophistication and wealth.

• 70th Punjab Games 2007. Major activities in which the Bank participated as a key sponsor during 2007 were: Sports: Pakistan Open Golf Championship 2007 (Asian Tour). • South Asia Swimming and Water Polo Championships 2007.India Tennis Series 2007.Pakistan Test Series). Sponsorships: Askari bank has demonstrated a leading role in supporting a large number of important activities and significant events. • Askari Bank ITF Pakistan International Futures Tennis Tournament & 2nd Pakistan . • The Asia Central Zone Volleyball Championship 2007 (India . It sponsors a number of events which shows that Askari wants to position itself as a premium bank of a Pakistan. ask us! Positioning: Askari Bank positions itself among the leading banks of Pakistan.The new slogan of Askari Bank reflects the customer service philosophy – we’re Askari Bank. • 1st Tour of Islamabad Cycle Race 2007. • Askari Bank Presidents Cup Golf Tournament 2007. • Polo Team representing Askari Bank in .

educational events and environmental campaigns. • Pakistani team’s training for World Games in China 2007.the President of Turkey Polo Cup 2007. Alliances with different companies: Askari Banks has its alliances with the following companies:       Allied Bank Ufone Wateen Telecom PIA Pak American Fertilizers limited Fatima Fertilizer Limited . • All Pakistan Golf Tournament 2007. “Similarly there is a long list of events which were sponsored by Askari Bank in the categories of social events.

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