Peshawar is the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkha province in Pakistan, it is also the centre to facilitate administrative operations for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The city s on the eastern border of the Khyber Pass right next to the Afghan-Pak border. Peshawar is a very old city rich with culture and historic relevance from the Kushan Empire. Historically Peshawar used to a centre for trading, which was a staple for the Mughal Empire. The city later came under control by the Sikhs in 1818, which eventually left the city under British Raj rule. Currently the city has a population of 1,970,042 according to the 2017 census.
Peshawar is also rich full of Pakhtun and Afghan culture from music, to dance and weddings. A star attraction of the city would be the Peshawar Museum. Founded in 1907 by Queen Victoria, the museum contains a rich history dating back several centuries. Its art style and architecture also make it a popular attraction for engineers to witness. Peshawar has become one of the largest cities of Pakistan, now with the creation of large universities, it has become a centre of education and culture.
|Name||Branch Code||Address||Phone Number||ATM Facility|
|NBP||0388||UNIVERSITY CAMPUS PSH||111327627||Yes|
|Meezan Bank||0710||Kohat Road Branch||+92 (091) 2320676||Yes|
|Meezan Bank||0709||Shop#1-3 Ground Floor, Azam market||+92 (21) 5201307-9||Yes|
|HBL||1113||Sector – B-1, Phase 5 Hayatabad||091-5822048 091-5822018||Yes|
|HBL||327||Vill. & P.O. Aza Khel Bala Distt. Nowshera||0923-580001, 0923-580213||No|
|Askari Bank||367||Khyber Bazar||091-2593305||Yes|
Since Peshawar is one of Pakistan’s largest cities, the options available for banks are in varied numbers. Most large branches tend to have ATMs and are present in most shopping centres. In most cases one does not have to travel far to find a bank or ATM.