First women Bank Limited

1. Background

First Women Bank Ltd. (FWBL) is a unique financial institution, a Scheduled Commercial Bank, set up in 1989 by the Islamic world’s first woman Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto (Shaheed), who wanted a bank that would meet the banking needs of women. It was incorporated in the Public Sector as a Public Ltd. Company on 21st November, 1989 under the Companies Ordinance, 1984.

The Bank commenced its business on 2nd December, 1989 with a paid up capital of Rs. 100 Million; 90% of which was contributed in varying proportions by five leading Public Sector banks of the country. They were:

•   National Bank of Pakistan

•   Habib Bank Limited

•   Muslim Commercial Bank Limited

•   United Bank Limited and Allied Bank Limited

•   10% of the remaining capital came from the Federal Government

2. Vision

To create value for our stakeholders, and contribute towards country’s economic development through mainstreaming woman by creating an enabling environment as the dynamic agent of change and prosperity.

3. Mission

To be a sustainable bank offering efficient, cost effective and need based financial products and services with special focus to address women’s banking needs through strategic alliances. Improve governance through capacity building and restructuring of the Bank.

  1. Services:
  • Internet Banking
  • FWBL Master card Debit Card
  • FWBL Master card Debit Card Discount
  • FWBL Pay Pak Debit Card
  • FWBL Pay Pak Debit Card Discount
  • E-Banking
  • Online Banking
  • ATM
  • Remittances – Local & Foreign
  • Lockers Facility
  • Utility Bills Collection


For More:

Head Office

S.T.S.M. Foundation Building, CL/10/20/2, Beaumont Road, Civil Lines, Off Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi – 75530


  • 021-35657684-9,
  • 021-35212182-4
  • 0331-3925-111




  • 111-676-767
  • 021-111-11-3925