ZARAI TARAQIATI BANK LTD was previously recognized as Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan (ADBP), ZTBL is its short form. On 14th December 2002, the bank was incorporated as a Public Limited Company. It was the foremost financial institution of the country. ZARAI TARAQIATI BANK LTD was devoted to promote agricultural sector through stipulation of financial services and technical experiences. They intended to strengthen the agricultural and rural region by raising the productivity of farm, by reorganizing the institutional acknowledgement and by increasing the income generating ability of the farming community. The bank was again registered under the companies Ordinance in 1984 as a public limited company with an autonomous Board of Directors that aimed to ensure superior governance, sovereignty and delivering high quality products.
The bank comprises almost 68% of the total population and is known as a key R.F.I of the country as it provides reasonable, rural and agriculture financial/non-financial services to the rural areas of the country. The bank has extremely developed in such a short span of time by launching an expanded network of 359 branches where as they have more than 5789 employees functioning in the bank. The total belongings of the Bank stand at Rs.123 billion with certified capital of Rs.25 billion as of 31.12.2011 and 23% is the share of ZTBL in total agricultural institutes. The bank has transformed to a corporate entity to serve as a R. F.I. ZARAI TARAQIATI BANK LTD has played a major responsibility to serve the country by launching many schemes such as Shamsi Tawanai Scheme, Tawanai Bachat Scheme, Khawateen Rozgar Scheme, Asan Qarza Scheme, schemes for Gilgit, Kissan Dost Scheme, Zarkhaiz Scheme, Conola re-financing Scheme, financing Package for Karachi, Awami Zarai scheme, Sada Bahar scheme, White revolutionary scheme, Red meat scheme and many more and these schemes played a vital role in enhancing the living standard of many citizens.
ZTBL has introduced a wide range of services and products to its clients. A part from its productive activities the bank has offered its clients, Locker facility which is available in 11 branches of the bank. Kissan Dost Services (Pvt) Ltd is the subsidizer of the bank. Western Union Money Transfer service has also been activated by the bank on 31st December 2011 including Islamabad, Jhelum, Attock, Mirpur AK, Chakwal, Gujar Khan, and Kotli AK. Sultan Ali Chaudhry is the chairman of ZTBL and Mr. Ihsan-ul-haq khan is the president/CEO. Its head office is in Islamabad, Pakistan and its official email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.