Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan organizes investor awareness seminar

Karachi, February 25, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to further its endeavour of protecting retail investors, raising awareness about savings and investment and building investor confidence, organized an awareness seminar at the Greenwich University. The seminar was conducted in collaboration with Central Depository Company (CDC).

The participants were briefed on mutual funds and role of CDC in Pakistan’s capital markets. It was part of the SECP’s overall investor education program, which is aimed at enhancing financial literacy and providing easy access to financial instruments through setting up of capital market hubs across major cities of Pakistan.

The SECP is actively conducting seminars across major cities of Pakistan to raise awareness about importance of savings and available legal investment opportunities. These seminars were aimed at safeguarding investor’s interests. More such seminars are scheduled with ICMAP in this week and the upcoming one in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi.

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

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