PESHAWAR  - The Bank of Khyber (BoK) earned Rs 705 million profit before tax for the period ended 30th June 2012.

This was stated by Bilal Mustafa, Managing Director BoK, in his keynote address at BoK Raast Islamic Banking Branches Operational Performance Review Manager’s Conference held in Saidu Sharif Swat. The conference was attended by Mir Javed Hashmat, Executive Director BoK, Imran Samad, Group Head Credits, Kamran Masood Khan, Group Head Islamic Banking, Muhammad Tariq Nasim, Group Head HRD, apart from divisional heads from head office and chief managers and manager of Raast Islamic Banking Branches.

MD BoK lauded the growth in all operational areas of the BoK during first half of 2012 and expressed his confidence over the field staff and head office supporting team, adding that we have to work with more devotion and diligently to achieve the various operational targets for 2012. He said that due to increase in branches network, we could attract more clientage which would help us to grow our deposit and advance base.

Mir Javed Hashmat Executive Director in his address said that professionalism is a key to success and presently in financial sector the competition required that we should be services oriented financial institution in order to achieve the desired goals.