The role of agriculture in Pakistan economy is of a pivotal nature. Due to diverse geographical and climatic conditions, the country has tremendous potential for agricultural growth and development. Askari Bank’s Agriculture and Rural Business Division (ARBD) has gained further strength with improved and efficient delivery and control mechanism for meeting an increased demand for credit by the farmers in an easy, accessible and affordable manner. With an innovative product range, rated best in the market, the Bank continues to surpass its allocated targets for agriculture financing.
While focusing on business development, this unit also achieved further refinement in back-office processing, including credit initiation, operations, risk management, in line with the business dynamics and regulatory framework. ARBD has extended to 142 branches across the country, and remains proactively engaged with its stakeholders for the aggregation of services and improving life standard of farmers through its distribution network.