Board meeting of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited will be held on August 26, 2015

Karachi: Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited informed Karachi Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on August 26, 2015 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting is to consider 2nd Quarter/Half Year Accounts for period ended June, 2015 for declaration of any entitlement.

Further, the Company has declared the Close Period from August 20, 2015 to August 26, 2015.

Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited was formerly referred to as Pakistan Insurance Corporation established in 1952 under PIC Act, 1952 for supporting the local insurance company. On March 30, 2000 the company was incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The company ensures the development of insurance and reinsurance business in Pakistan. The registered office of the company is located in Karachi. The shares of the company are quoted on the Karachi and Lahore Stock Exchanges of Pakistan.

The company operates in the public sector under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce. The functions of the company include providing insurance solutions to departments including aviation, marine cargo, marine hull, engineering, fire and accident. The company also provides reinsurance protection to the local insurance industry in view of treaty and facultative business as well as managing insurance schemes assigned by the Federal Government of Pakistan. The insurance market holds 18% of the share whereas 45% of the share is covered by the reinsurance protection in Pakistan.

The symbol “PAKRI” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited.