Lahore Stock Exchanges launches Investor Awareness Program for Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Lahore, December 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): Lahore Stock Exchange has launched Investor Awareness Program catering the potential investors to provide financial education to different segments of the society. The first session under this program invited the members of Women Chamber of Commerce-(WCCI) at the LSE Auditorium. Investor Awareness Program aims at holding regular sessions of market information for the general and potential investors on monthly basis.

While addressing the session, Ms. Hifsa Siddiqi-Deputy Manager Corporate Communications delivered a presentation informing of the various investment instruments available in the capital market of Pakistan. She explained the investor protection guideline points, stressing as an initial step in making an investment in the capital market in a secure fashion.

While explaining the composition of the stock exchanges, the participants were acquainted with the role and functioning of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), Central Depository Company (CDC) and National Clearing Company Limited (NCCPL) in the capital market of Pakistan.

At the event organized at the Exchange, Managing Director –LSE Mr. Aftab Ahmad Chaudhry, stated that as a financial market, LSE has a basic responsibility to invest in expanding the knowledge about our markets and increase the participation of new investors in the market.

He said that with running of two regular programs, i.e. the Financial Literacy Initiative- Campus Outreach Program and Investor Awareness Program, LSE shall fulfill the objectives of Corporate Social Responsibility. In his welcoming note, he encouraged the participants to sign up for the program to continue sharing knowledge from our platform.

Director Lahore Stock Exchange- Mr. Asif Baig Mirza, as a special guest appearance advised the participants to follow business news in order to understand the mechanics of the capital market industry. Director – LSE, Mr. Baig addressed to the queries of the participants through his high expertise.

The basic objective of the Investor Awareness Program is to provide a medium to learn about the fresh perspectives on the market investments. LSE believes IAP shall educate the citizens of Pakistan to have a comprehensive knowledge of the investment instruments that the capital market has to offer them.

For more information, contact:
Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE)
19, Khayaban-e-Aiwan-e-Iqbal,
P.O. Box: 1315,
Lahore-54000, Pakistan
Tel: +9242 636 8000
FAX: +9242 636 484 -85
E-mail Address: info@LahoreStock.com
Web Site: http://www.lse.com.pk

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