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State Bank and Pakistan Banks’ Association to launch Clean Chundrigar Road drive

Karachi, March 28, 2014 (PPI-OT): State Bank of Pakistan and Pakistan Banks’ Association join hands in a drive to clean up I. I. Chundrigar Road of wall chalking, garbage and other waste. On the initiative of Acting Governor SBP Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, Sunday March 30 will be celebrated as “Clean Chundrigar Road – 2014” day.

A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at State Bank of Pakistan in which Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebaad Khan will be the chief guest. It will mark the beginning of a year – long campaign to clean Chundrigar Road.

The 2.5 km road is divided into eight sections allocated to eight different banks: Bank Alfalah limited, National Bank of Pakistan, United Bank Limited, Bank Al Habib, Habib Bank Limited, MCB Bank, Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited and JS Bank Limited will participate in the drive.

Each bank will be responsible for cleanliness of the section assigned to it. State Bank of Pakistan will be a part of the actual cleaning efforts and will offer assistance and play the coordinator role.

Apart from the Acting Governor of SBP, Deputy Governors and senior officers of the State Bank, Commissioner Karachi, City District government officials and workers, representatives from Commercial bank s and other enterprises will join the campaign.

SBP Museum will remain open on Saturday and Sunday during the program. Moreover, a beautification campaign of the I. I. Chundrigar Road and security enhancing drive has also been planned.

For more information, contact:
Syed Wasimuddin
Chief Spokesman
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)
Tel: +9221 3921 2562
Fax: +9221 3921 2563
Email: syed.wasimuddin@sbp.org.pk

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