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KP CM asks SECP to set up PSX branch in Peshawar

KP CM asks SECP to set up PSX branch in Peshawar

 

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to establish a branch of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in the provincial capital to facilitate the local investors.

The CM raised this demand while addressing at an awareness programme regarding PSX at a local hotel. He said that the KP government not only encourages the private sector but it has started to involve this sector in the service delivery, administration and policy making of various public sectors, which mainly included health, industries, communication and education etc.

The programme was arranged by Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) in collaboration with SECP and Arif Habib Group of Companies.

SECP Chairman Zafarul Haq Hijazi, Arif Habib Group Chairman Arif Habib, and KSE Managing Director Nadeem Naqvi also spoke on the occasion and highlighted capital market investment mechanism and opportunities in Pakistan.