HabibMetro Bank commenced its commercial-banking operations as Metropolitan Bank in October 1992; under this name, it remained a highly rated bank till October 2006, when the Bank merged with Habib Bank AG Zurich’s Pakistan operations. The merged entity was named Habib Metropolitan Bank Limited.
HabibMetro Bank currently operates with an expanding nationwide network of over 400 branches in more than 138 cities across Pakistan. HabibMetro offers retail, commercial, consumer and corporate banking solutions to its clientele, in addition to its expertise of trade finance. The Bank also of provides highly innovative e-Banking and Shariah-compliant Islamic Banking solutions.
The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) has assigned long-term and short-term ratings of “AA+” (Double A plus) and “A1+” (A one plus), respectively, to the Bank for 17 consecutive years. These ratings, being the highest amongst the local sector Private Banks, denote a very low expectation of credit risk emanating from a strong capacity for timely payment of financial commitments.

About Habib Bank AG Zurich

Habib Bank AG Zurich’s legacy is founded upon a resolute commitment to trust and completed 50 years of international service in 2017. HBZ is an heir to a tradition of commerce and banking dating back to 1841 – Habib Bank AG Zurich’s journey towards this milestone has scripted a pursuit of excellence around the globe and currently operates with an international outreach in 8 countries across 4 continents. HBZ’s global network comprises over 400 branches, with total assets of over CHF 11,4 billion.