Askari Bank Limited’s board of directors meeting – August 24, 2011

Karachi: We wish to inform you that meeting of Board of Directors of the Bank has been scheduled on Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 10:00 am at AKBL Head Office, Rawalpindi to discuss the following:

1. Review and approval of the standalone and consolidated financial statements of the Bank for the Half Year ended June 30, 2011 together with Directors’ Review Report thereon.

2. Any other item with the permission of the Chair.

Compliance of Listing Regulations -Clause xxvi of the Code of Corporate Governance

In order to ensure compliance with the Listing Regulations of the Karachi Stock Exchange, a period of seven (7) days from August 18, 2011 to August 24, 2011 (both days inclusive) has been determined as “Closed Period” for the purpose of the forthcoming meeting of the Board of Directors of Askari Bank Limited scheduled on August 24, 2011 at 11:00 am at AKBL Head Office, Rawalpindi.

The Chief Executive, all Directors and Executives of Askari Bank Limited are requested to kindly refrain from dealing in the shares of the Bank during this closed period.

Announcement of Closed Period

In pursuance of clause (xxvi) of the Code of Corporate Governance and listing regulations of Stock Exchange, Askari Bank Limited has declared a “Closed Period” from August 18, 2011 to August 24, 2011 (both days inclusive) on account of the Board meeting scheduled on August 24, 2011 at 10:00 am at AKBL Head Office Rawalpindi.

A copy of Circular letter No. Sectt /AKBL / Board / 05 /350 dated August 16, 2011 to all Directors and the executives of the Bank is also enclosed herewith for your information

For more information, contact:
M. A. Ghazali Marghoob
Company Secretary
Askari Bank Limited
AWT Plaza,
The Mall, P.O. Box 1084,
Rawalpindi-Pakistan,
PABX: + 92 51 972150-3,
Fax: + 92 51 9272445

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