LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC
HSBC's Pakistan business has 10 branches and it has been trying to sell it for the last two years, but a plan to sell it to JS Bank Limited
HSBC said on Thursday the talks with Meezan Bank "are at a preliminary stage" and will require regulatory approvals.
HSBC has sold or closed 63 businesses in the last three years to reduce risk and boost profitability, and on Wednesday agreed to sell its bank in Kazakhstan.
(Reporting by Steve Slater; Editing by Clare Hutchison)