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CDC organizes 14th WFC Conference in Hong Kong

 November 20, 2017  /   Blog  /   no responses  Comments

CDC has strived to build quality international collaborations and get Pakistan Capital Market recognized in international arena. These collaborations have created layers of opportunities for our Capital and Financial Markets globally and has made CDC a globally recognized entity in the international Securities’ Industry.

The World Forum of Central Securities Depositories (WFC) is one of the prestigious global forums of securities industry on which CDC represents Pakistan. WFC is a global body of depositories and clearing houses, representing all the five regions, namely Asia, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Americas and CIS states.

CDC was one of the organizers of the WFC 2017 Conference held in Hong Kong from November 14-17, 2017. The WFC conference is a global biennial event that offers an information sharing and networking platform for leaders of central securities depositories and clearing houses, regulators and custodians including international banks from across the globe.

CDC was an organizer of the conference along with CSDs of China, India and Hong Kong. CDC was also responsible for agenda setting of the conference. More than 250 delegates from 58 countries and region participated in the event and appreciated the efforts of CDC Pakistan in making this conference a true success.

Mr. Aftab Ahmad Diwan, CEO-CDC, addressed the conference as a co-host of the event and appreciated the efforts of the association members for choosing pertinent discussion topics to make the most of the opportunity.

Mr. Shariq Naseem, Head of Product Development and Marketing – CDC, had chaired the Agenda Steering Committee of the Conference, which had representatives from all the five regional CSD associations. The committee was responsible for drafting and finalizing the agenda for the Conference, keeping in view the latest happenings of the industry and extending invitations to relevant speakers.

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