August 23, 2021
PSX welcomed the visit of the Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue, Mr. Shaukat Tarin. Upon his arrival, he was warmly welcomed by PSX Chairperson, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar. Accompanying the Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue were Dr. Waqar Masood Khan, Special Assistant to Prime Minister, and Mr. Asim Ahmad, Chairman FBR. The Government representatives held talks with the Board Members, the Managing Director of PSX, and the Capital Market stakeholders regarding matters related to the Capital Market and its development. The PSX Chairperson thanked the Federal Finance Minister for easing the tax regime for the investors and brokerage industry in the last budget. She also highlighted the need for Government support in several areas. Speaking at the occasion, MD PSX, Mr. Farrukh Khan, thanked the Federal Minister for visiting PSX & for listening to PSX’s recommendations regarding budgetary proposals.
The Federal Finance Minister, Mr. Shaukat Tarin, had an interactive session with the capital market participants to address matters concerning the growth and development of the capital market. He talked about the current progress of the economy and the Government’s current and upcoming initiatives. He also agreed to review the proposals and recommendations of PSX, adding that to evaluate the development and progress of the capital market, he will continue visiting PSX quarterly.