Introduction of ZTBL Bank
ZTBL Bank has the unique quality of being Banking Pk, a start-up institution that has combined the best of traditional ZTBL values with the technology and innovation that characterize the best of modern banking.
The Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) (formerly known as Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan) is the largest public sector financial development institution in Pakistan.
The bank serves around half a million clients annually and has over one million add to account holders and a wide network of 32 Zonal Offices, 9 Audit Zones, and 416 branches in the country. ZTBL is also providing branchless banking facilities to its customers through U paisa, a joint effort by ZTBL and U Microfinance Bank Limited.
History of ZTBL Bank
The Agricultural Development Finance Corporation was created in 1952 under a Central Act for the purpose of expanding financial facilities and promoting the development and addition of agriculture in Pakistan. In 1957, the Agricultural Bank of Pakistan was established and advanced both short and long-term loans.
Both these institutions were merged as the Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan in February 1961. On December 14, 2002, the Federal Government converted the Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan (ADBP) into Zarai Taraqiati Bank Ltd (ZTBL). The new corporate structure re-defined the banks as a single public limited company with an independent Board of Directors.
Zarai Taraqiati Bank (ZTBL) was registered under the Companies Ordinance 1984, and all assets, liabilities, and proceedings were transferred to and vested in Zari Taraqiati Bank with effect from December 14, 2002.
What is the Vision and mission of ZTBL
Devoted to serving the needs of the cultural community, by delivering financial products and technical services on a competitive and viable basis, in a convenient, efficient, and professional manner, leading to the success of Banking Pk and the farmers.
To play an effective role in the promotion of economic growth, by adding to the availability of credit to the agriculture sector, through reliable access to sustainable financing, special lending programs, technical help, and other products & services, and to promote career development opportunities for increasing professionalism and technical proficiencies of employees.
President Message of ZTBL
I welcome you to visit our virtual home, the “website of Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL)” which is a useful source of information on a variety of subjects. Let me introduce that I joined ZTBL on 30th April 2014 as the President & CEO of this largest Bank in the agriculture sector, carrying extensive experience of more than 30 years in national and international banking.
Our role at ZTBL is to augment national economic interest by serving the agriculturists of the country & play a leading role for sustainable growth through the network of 436 branches with the well-trained 1303 Mobile Credit Officers across the country.
Like our site, we are regulatory and aspire to modernize the dashboard which can reflect outstanding quality and excellence. We have designed the website to provide a more interactive and user-friendly online experience for our visitors. Our online visitors can rightly expect a broad range of information regarding the services we offer in our physical environment.