Islamabad, March 07, 2016 (PPI-OT):The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan organized an educational visit for the students of Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar (IM Sciences) at SECP’s Head office Islamabad. The session started with the recitation of Holy Quran and the initial part focused on the introduction of SECP as the apex regulator of Non-Banking Financial Sector followed by its role and functions, whereas, the later part covered the significance of savings and personal financial planning for the students.
The students were told about the need for inculcating the habit of saving at an early stage and also to invest their savings wisely. They were also made familiar with different financial products and services available in Pakistan. This initiative was very well received by the faculty and particularly by the students who actively engaged in question answer session and also emphasized on the need for more events.
Before the close of session the students were also introduced to some of the alumni of IM Sciences working for SECP in different capacities. The session was concluded on the closing remarks by the Director/HOD Investor Education and International Relations Department Ms. Khalid Habib who praised the motivation and interest of the students.
In her remarks, she emphasized on the students to work hard in their academic careers and build a strong base for their professional careers. She also appreciated the efforts of the faculty members for taking interest in the grooming of their students. In the end on behalf of the Career Development Centre IM Sciences Peshawar, Mr. Dinar Wali thanked SECP and in particular the Director/HOD of IEIRD for taking time and joining the session which added a lot of encouragement for the students.
For more information, contact:
Shakil Ahmad Chaudhary
Head, Internal and External Communication
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
NIC Building, 63 Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9214005 or +92-51-9214009 (Ext. 378)