SECP organized Workshop on Public Sector Corporate Governance

ISLAMABAD – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), in collaboration with the Corporate Governance Unit of Finance Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa organized a workshop on “Public Sector Corporate Governance in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa”. Mr. Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra, Minister for Finance, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was the Chief Guest. Umer Khalid, Head, CG Unit made […]

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Govt to remove bottlenecks in Ease of Doing Business

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday to review progress on improving Ease of Doing Business in the country. Chairman Board of Investment briefed the Prime Minister about the progress on various indicators related to Ease of Doing Business. He informed that efforts are being made to improve risk-management […]

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SECP Policy Board directs Commission to reduce fees

ISLAMABAD – The SECP Policy Board met in Islamabad on Wednesday at the SECP head office under the chairmanship of Professor Khalid00- Mirza.  On the recommendation of its Regulations Committee, the Policy Board has directed the Commission to consider a substantial reduction in fees so as to remove the harsh regulatory impediments that hamper the overall growth of […]

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Appointment of SECP commissioner notified

ISLAMABAD – December 7: The federal cabinet Friday issued notification for the appointment of two new commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).  According to a notification issued by the Finance Division here on Friday, the federal government has appointed Aamir Khan (Executive Director/ Spokesperson SECP) and Farrukh H Sabzwari as commissioners […]

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1,060 new companies registered in November :SECP

ISLAMABAD – In November 2018, the SECP registered 1,060 new companies. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 20 percent raising the number of registered companies to 93,157. The massive increase is the result of the SECP’s various reforms measures, i.e. introduction of simplified combined process for name […]

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SECP holds workshop on insurance and takaful

ISLAMABAD, October 5: In collaboration with the International Institute of Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University (IIUI) Islamabad, the SECP has conducted a workshop on insurance and takaful. The purpose of the workshop was to enhance financial literacy, awareness and bridging the gap between academia and industry. The workshop included Shariah status and criticism of insurance […]

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