Islamabad: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan registered 21 companies having foreign investment during May.
These 21 companies have investment by foreign nationals from the U.K., China, Canada, Denmark, South Korea, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Jordan, Norway, the Netherlands, Singapore and Afghanistan.
Among these, 8 companies were registered in Lahore, 7 in Islamabad and 6 in Karachi.
The sector-wise breakdown of the new incorporations shows that 5 companies each are in trading, followed by 2 companies each in services, mining, and transport, and one company each in education, power generation, sugar, chemical, fertilizer, information technology, fuel and energy, steel, seed processing and miscellaneous sector.
In addition, one foreign company from the U.A.E. was registered in Karachi. It belongs to the trading sector.
For more information, contact:
Shakil Ahmad Chaudhry
Head, Internal and External Communication
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
NIC Building, 63 Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 921 4005 or 921 4009 (Ext. 378)
Fax: +9251 920 6459
Cell: +92302 855 2254