Dispatch of final dividend warrants of Abbott Laboratories Limited

Karachi, Abbott Laboratories Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that final dividend warrants @ Rs. 20.00 per share, i.e. 200% for year ended Dec, 2015 have been dispatched to the shareholders by registered post or through courier service on May 12, 2016.

Abbott Laboratories Limited is a public limited company. It was incorporated in Pakistan on July 2, 1948. Abbott started operations in Pakistan as a marketing affiliate in 1948. The company is engaged in the manufacturing, importing and marketing of research based pharmaceutical, nutritional, diagnostic, diabetic care, molecular devices, and hospital and consumer products. The company also provides toll manufacturing services. The stocks of the company are quoted on the Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad stock exchanges of Pakistan. The registered office of the company is located in Karachi.

Abbott Pakistan is part of the global healthcare corporation of Abbott Laboratories, Chicago, USA. It has over 70,000 employees worldwide and a global presence in more than 130 countries. It has a work force of over 1500 employees. Besides this the company has two manufacturing facilities located at Landhi and Korangi in Karachi.

The symbol “ABOT” is being used by the stock exchanges for the shares of Abbott Laboratories Limited.