KARACHI:Faysal Bank Limited said in a statement on Tuesday that it had initiated the vaccination drive at its head office in Karachi. The vaccine will be administered to more than 7,000 employees of the bank with an age of 18 years and above free of cost.

On the first day of the drive, over 300 employees received the single dose CanSinoBio vaccine administered by a team of certified health professionals. The drive will continue in the coming weeks with separate arrangement for female staff. Vaccination Centers were being set up at different locations within the bank’s network to facilitate employees across the country.

Monis Mirza, Head Human Resources at Faysal Bank said, “We, at Faysal Bank, have always believed in providing a safe and healthy working environment for our employees. All of our employees are encouraged to actively participate in this vaccination drive and play their part in curbing the spread of the virus to ensure a safe environment for themselves, their families and our customers.”