Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited (CDC), in collaboration with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and other Capital Market entities, organized the first-ever Pakistan Capital Market Expo in Peshawar. Mr. Haji Muhammad Afzal, KPCCI President, was present as the Chief Guest at the occasion.
The event was endorsed by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KPCCI) and representatives of leading Stock Brokers, Asset Management Companies and Banks had set up exhibition stalls to provide information about their products and services. The objective was to help educate both the current and potential investors in Peshawar with respect to the investment opportunities available in the Pakistan Capital Market and steps taken for protection of investor assets. Interactive awareness sessions on equities and mutual funds were conducted and participants actively engaged in discussions on various topics with representatives of CDC, SECP and PSX.
Mr. Haji Muhammad Afzal, greatly appreciated the efforts of CDC in organizing the event. He further commented that there should be greater collaboration between KPCCI and the Capital Market and that such events should be organized in other cities of KPK as well.