SME Business

Askari Ikhlas Islamic Banking offers Shariah Compliant financing solutions to small and medium traders, manufacturers and businesses under small / medium enterprises (SE/ME). We recognize the importance of this market segment and offer to augment its financing needs as per Shariah guidelines through strategically located Regional Credit Hubs along with our Branches across the country.
The SME Business is primarily managed as under:

Annual Turnover No of Employees Exposure
Small Enterprises (SE) Up to Rs. 150 Million 50 (Including contractual employees) Up to Rs. 25 Million ** from all FIs*
Medium Enterprises (ME) Above Rs. 150 Million to Rs. 800 Million Manufacturing & Service: 51 -250 Trading: 51 – 100
(including contractual employees)
Up to Rs. 200 Million ** from all FIs*

The following Segments/Sectors are covered by the bank for financing:

Segments Sectors
  • Trading
  • Manufacturing
  • Services
Wholesale and Retail Trade
Transport, Storage & Communication
Social Services (Education, Health, travel and Tourism, etc.)
Manufacturing (textile, chemical, food, feed, leather, paper, dairy, etc.)
Askari Ikhlas Islamic Banking will target SMEs in the following three regions, namely:

  • South Region
  • Central Region
  • North Region


List of cities is as under:

Central Region North Region South Region
  • Faisalabad
  • Multan
  • Gujranwala
  • Sialkot
  • Gujrat
  • Lahore
  • Chiniot
  • Sahiwal
  • Peshawar
  • Rawalpindi
  • Islamabad
  • Mardan
  • Chakwal
  • Quetta
  • Karachi
  • Hyderabad
Following personnel may be contacted for queries regarding SME Financing:

    • Central Region

Mr. Sheikh Salman Tahir
Contact Number: 042-99268191
Email: shaikh.salman@askaribank.com.pk

    • South Region

Mr. Maqbool Ur Rehman
Contact Number: 021-34544949
Email: maqbool.rehman@askaribank.com.pk

    • North Region

Mr. Muhammad Ayaz Malik
Contact Number: 051-9244138
Email: ayaz.malik@askaribank.com.pk