LAHORE: During the current year First Women Bank Ltd (FWBL) showed record growth in all financial key components. As of June 30, 2009 the total advances portfolio reached the highest position of Rs 4.12 billion and deposits have increased from Rs 5.8 billion to Rs 7.68 billion.

Addressing the 20th Annual Conference of FWBL in Karachi, President and CEO Shafqat Sultana expressed her satisfaction over the performance of the bank. She said that the bank in it endeavours to provide quality service catering to the special needs of women in the country. The theme of the conference was ‘Empowering Women Through Dynamic Partnerships’.

Women are the architects of the society. Today Pakistan desperately needs for its women to be recognised as economic agents. They must know that the stronger power in the world is economic power. If our women are not economically empowered, they will always remain submissive.

Source: Daily Times