Board meeting of Pakistan Gum and Chemicals Limited will be held on August 25, 2015

Karachi: Pakistan Gum and Chemicals Limited informed Karachi Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on August 25, 2015 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting is to consider Half Yearly Accounts for the period ended June 30, 2015 for declaration of any entitlement.

Further, the Company has declared the Closed Period from August 17, 2015 to August 25, 2015.

Pakistan Gum and Chemical Limited was incorporated in Pakistan as a public limited company in 1982 under the Companies Act, 1913 later the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The main business activity is the production and sale of guar gum and its allied products. The registered office of the company is located in Karachi. The stocks of the company are quoted on the Karachi and Lahore Stock Exchange of Pakistan.

The products of the company include guar splits, guar gum and guar meal. The by-product, guar meal is used as a nutritional supplement for animal, poultry and cattle feed. The production process of the company is ISO 22000:2005 certified. The company relies heavily on exports with customers in Canada, China, Dubai, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Holland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the USA.

The symbol “PGCL” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Pakistan Gum and Chemical Limited.