Islamic Investment Awareness Session held in Sialkot and Gujranwala in collaboration with PSX and Al Meezan Investments
Taking forward its enduring tradition of promoting awareness about Capital Market investment opportunities, processes and asset protection measures, CDC conducted Investor Awareness Seminars in Gujranwala and Sialkot on March 14 and 15 respectively. These seminars were organized in collaboration with Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and Al Meezan Investments to provide in-depth understanding about Islamic investment options available in Pakistan Capital Market. This initiative was taken in line with CDC’s belief that an informed investor is essential for growth and development of the Capital Market.
The two sessions were attended by over 500 people. Mr. Talha Anwar, Head of Sales, Al Meezan Investments briefed the audience at both the events about Shariah compliant options of investment in Mutual Funds available in Pakistan. Mr. Sarmad Hussain from PSX highlighted the major achievements of PSX and its performance in recent years. CDC’s representative, Mr. Faisal Parekh, Manager, Investor Account Services (IAS) discussed CDC’s role in ensuring investor protection and the protective measures investors should take before investing in Capital Market. The audience was also informed about CDC’s Centralized eIPO System (CES) and the ways in which this system brings more efficiency and transparency to the IPO process.
The presentations were well received and were followed by Question and Answer sessions. A highlight of these seminars was a separate area set-up by CDC and Al Meezan Investments to offer one-on-one guidance to the audience.