bank accounts

Opening bank accounts

In Pakistan, a large number of people are excluded from availing banking facilities either due to legal reasons, excessive paperwork, or the inconvenience of visiting a bank. Women, trans persons, self-employed and those in the informal economy are deprived of

SBP allows ‘mentally disordered persons’ to open bank accounts

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed “mentally disordered persons” to open a bank account for the first time. According to a statement, the process has been devised after thorough consultation with stakeholders. Now, for the first time in

NAB files another reference against Zardari in fake bank accounts case

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed a reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari into a multi-billion rupees fake accounts case. The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) co-chairman along with a former employee of the President House, Mushtaq Ahmed,

Revisiting Swiss cases

The government has decided to revisit the infamous Swiss bank accounts cases against former president Asif Ali Zardari. It was widely perceived that the case involving millions in kickback was shelved forever and cannot be reopened but now the PTI