Press Release

Update on Ratings of Silk Bank Limited

Karachi, August 17, 2023: VIS Credit Rating Company Limited notes that a further extension has been granted to the Silk Bank Limited for a period of 90 days till December 05, 2023 for convening its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and to present the latest audited financial statements as communicated by the Bank to Pakistan Stock Exchange as material information on August 10, 2023.

The last entity ratings of Silk Bank Limited of ‘A-/A-2’ (Single A Minus/A-Two) with ‘Rating Watch-Negative’ Status were announced on October 12, 2020, based on financial statements of Silk Bank Limited as of June 30, 2020, which depicted weak performance indicators. Upon any further development or receipt of up to date financial statements, VIS will review the rating.

For further information on this rating announcement, please contact the undersigned (Ext: 207) at (021) 35311861-64 or email at

Sara Ahmed

Applicable Rating Criteria: Financial Institution Methodology (June 2023)

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