Announced second quarter results and declaration of Interim Dividend 2013

The Unaudited Standalone results for the Quarter ended June 30, 2013

The Company has posted a net profit of Rs. 2713.80 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013 as compared to Rs. 2459.70 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Total Income has increased from Rs. 19978.70 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 to Rs. 22381.10 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013.

The Board of Directors of the Company at its meeting held on July 26, 2013, inter alia, has declared interim dividend of Rs. 18.00 only (Rupees eighteen only) per equity share for the year 2013 on the entire issued, subscribed and paid up share capital of the Company of 96,415,716 equity shares of the nominal value of Rs. 10/-each. The interim dividend for 2013 will be paid on and from August 12, 2013.