Fri. Mar 1st, 2024
FBL pioneers Braille inclusive hiring forms for PWDsFBL pioneers Braille inclusive hiring forms for PWDs

KARACHI: Faysal Bank Limited (FBL) and Boltay Huroof marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) by pioneering Braille inclusive hiring forms.

At a prestigious event hosted at FBL, the remarkable contributions of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to the Bank were prominently showcased, underscoring the institution’s commitment to inclusivity and equality.

The highlight of the occasion was the unveiling of Braille-inclusive hiring forms, a significant step towards ensuring that the workplace environment is accessible and welcoming to individuals of all abilities.

Key figures from FBL, including Umer Farooq, CEO of Faysal Bank; Sarwat Naseem Shah, Advisory Board Vice Chairperson; Adeeb Aijaz, Advisory Board Member; and Syed Tabish Ahmed, Chief Technology Officer, graced the event with their presence.

The distinguished gathering also included senior management representatives from FBL, such as Syed Amin-ur-Rahman, Chief Digital Officer; Abadullah, Chief Compliance Officer; Habiba Salman, Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) & Learning and Development (L&D); Ahmed Anwer Hemani, Head of Institutional Sales; and Farah Ali, Unit Head.

The collaborative efforts between FBL and Boltay Huroof were emphasized during the event. Syed Amin-ur-Rahman, Chief Digital Officer at Faysal Bank, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership with Boltay Huroof and its positive impact on various initiatives.

He stated, “We at the Bank feel privileged to have collaborated with Boltay Haroof for multiple initiatives. However, there is a lot more that we intend to do in order to further our support for the financial inclusion of PWDs.”

This event not only celebrated achievements but also served as a platform to reaffirm FBL’s dedication to fostering an inclusive work environment that embraces diversity and champions the rights of individuals with disabilities.

The Braille-inclusive hiring forms, alongside the collaborative initiatives, underscore FBL’s ongoing commitment to making meaningful contributions to the broader goal of financial inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

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