Industrial Development Bank of Pakistan in Pakistan Directory
IDBP is one of Pakistans’ oldest development financing institution created with the primary objective of extending term finance for investment in the manufacturing sector of the economy. Over the years, however, the Bank has emerged as an institution fostering the growth and development of SME sector stimulating industrial progress in the rural/less developed regions of the country besides offering lucrative opportunities to the house-holds and institutions for the investment in its deposit schemes. IDBP has also become an important component of the financial sector of Pakistan and is playing an active role in money and capital market of the country. For attaining its objectives, the Bank provides medium and long term finance in local and foreign currencies for the creation of fixed assets to new industrial projects as well as for expansion, balancing, modernisation or replacement of existing projects. It extends technical, financial and managerial advice to its clients in planning and execution of the industrial projects. It also facilitates transfer of technologies from developed countries to industrial enterprises in Pakistan. IDBP is wholly owned by Government of Pakistan with 57% of its shares held by Federal Government, 36% by State Bank of Pakistan and 7% by Provincial Governments and other Public sector corporations. Its Board of Directors consisting of the representatives of private sector is appointed by Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan. A unique feature of IDBP is that besides Development Financing Institution it is also a scheduled bank and authorised dealer of foreign exchange. Thus IDBP extends all kinds of merchant, investment and commercial banking services to its clients which include provision of short term advances, trade financing, lease financing, guarantees and under-writing. Thus IDBP operates a full-fledged Bank in addition to its role as a development financing institution.
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