Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan organizes awareness seminar for students of University of Sargodha

Islamabad, December 29, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) organized an educational seminar for the M. Com students of University of Sargodha (Gujranwala campus). The seminar held at the SECP Head Office under its campaign ‘Jamapunji’ which has been lunched to create awareness for safe investments.

The aim was to build the capacity of students in the area of Capital markets and its related products. The initial session focused on the introduction of SECP as the apex regulator of Non-Banking Financial Sector followed by its role and functions, whereas, the later part covered the significance of savings and personal financial planning for the students. The students were told about the need for inculcating the habit of saving at an early stage. They were also made familiar with different financial products and services available in Pakistan.

The SECP’s initiative was very well received by the faculty and particularly by the students who actively participated in the interactive session and asked for more such events. Possibilities of collaboration in the areas of research and curriculum development were also discussed.

The session was concluded on the closing remarks by the SECP Commissioner Mr. Akif Saeed who emphasized on the students to work hard in their academic careers and build a strong base for their professional careers. He also appreciated the efforts of the faculty members for taking interest in the grooming of their students. In the end the faculty members thanked SECP for organizing the seminar.

For more information, contact:
Shakil Ahmad Chaudhary
Head, Internal and External Communication
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
NIC Building, 63 Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9214005 or +92-51-9214009 (Ext. 378)
Fax: +92-51-9206459
Cell: +92-302-8552254
E-mail: shakil.chaudhary@secp.gov.pk
Website: www.secp.gov.pk