Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC) organized an Investment Road Show in Multan in commemoration of the upcoming launch of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). The event was endorsed by the Multan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and MCCI President, Mian Fareed Mughis Sheikh was present as the Guest of Honour at the occasion.
Several representatives of the Pakistan Capital Market were invited as speakers at the event. Mr. Iftikhar Naqvi, Joint Registrar of Companies – CRO Multan SECP, Mr. Haroon Askari, Deputy Managing Director – Karachi Stock Exchange, Ms. Mashmooma Zehra Majeed, CEO – Mutual Funds Association of Pakistan and Mr. Shariq Naseem, Head of Product Development and Marketing – CDC, were all present to share their thoughts and insights on the event.
CDC for the first time had also arranged an exhibition area at the event for the benefit of the attendees. Several leading institutions participated which included MCB-Arif Habib, Atlas AMC, UBL Funds, HBL AMC, AKD Investments, Alfalah GHP, Primus, NAFA, Almeezan, First Capital Investments, JS Global, Rafi Securities and KASB Securities.
Mr. Fareed Mughis Sheikh greatly appreciated the efforts of CDC in organizing the event. He further commented that there should be greater collaboration between MCCI and the Capital Market, including the establishment of an Investment Desk at the premises of MCCI for the benefit of local investors. He praised the Sarmayakari Markaz established in Abbottabad and encouraged the establishment of a similar Sarmayakari Markaz in Multan.
After the proceedings, the event was concluded with a Dinner.