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client

a BUYER of a professional SERVICE.

client

The person to whom an agent owes duties of integrity, confidentiality, loyalty, and hard work. Contrast with customer, who is owed the duty of honesty.

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Muhammad Bilal Sheikh has said the number of Sindh Bank's branches across the country would reach 225 by the end of year 2014 "Sindh Bank is progressing and moving forward with impressive branch network across the country and growth in its clientage." He said while addressing a gathering at the opening ceremony of Sindh Bank's first dedicated Islamic banking (Sa adati branch here at Commercial Building SharaheQuiadeAzam.
After the formal RFP process is completed, it comes time for finalists' presentations: The advisory firms send in representatives to meet directly with the sponsor and plan committee in an effort to win their clientage. This is the moment for the "eyeball test," Volo says, when the sponsor can watch the adviser work and judge the level of expertise and the capabilities he will bring to the plan.
Yemen, Indonesia, and Bangladesh also have a good number of clientage and Islamic microfinance has satisfactory demand in Morocco, Senegal, Nigeria, and Tunisia.
These groups sometimes join different political parties, whereas in some cases they are found in same party under the patronage of a common patron trough whose clientage they articulate their respective interests.
The military proper is placed in a wider context: private armies, labor and urban defense obligations, and the system of clientage are all described as they evolved and were adapted to suit the needs of different host cultures.
Third, both Angola and Nigeria are classic clientage states badly in need of infrastructure development.
Wright's stance in 'Blueprint'--breaking with a recent past corrupted by cultural clientage, discarding inauthentic literary forms, crafting a new literature from traditional folk sources and shaping an assertive group ethos--would later underpin his central role among the diaspora intellectuals who founded Presence Africaine in Paris in 1947.
1493-1820 (Edinburgh, 1998); Cathcart, Kinship and Clientage, pp.
Bilal Mustafa also mentioned the BOK Raast Islamic Banking Group is actively working on new Islamic Products and with the establishment of new Islamic Banking branches will further enhance its clientage.
He added, Due to increase in branches network, we could attract more clientage, which would alternatively help us grow our deposits and advance base.
Clientage: Clients in return provide "gifts of obedience" that include: loyalty; public demonstrations of esteem that increases the patron's general influence; providing "private" information; select gifts; voting as directed; or providing assistance in times of patron need.
On the other hand, in the opening lines of Epistle 1, Horace addresses Maecenas and refers to his clientage by utilising a metaphor drawn from the career of a slave, a gladiator (1.1-4) (3):