August 5, 2022
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) held a Gong Ceremony to welcome the Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue, Dr. Miftah Ismail, to the Exchange. The Federal Minister struck the gong to open the trading day amidst the presence of Chairperson PSX, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar; Chairman SECP, Mr. Aamir Khan; MD & CEO PSX, Mr. Farrukh H. Khan; PSX Board Members; key stakeholders and distinguished guests. Speaking at the occasion, the Finance Minister underscored the importance of a well-functioning capital market for a thriving economy and expressed his commitment to support the Stock Exchange in its endeavour to help meet the challenges faced by the economy. Both the Chairperson PSX, Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, and the MD PSX, Mr. Farrukh Khan, while welcoming the Minister and thanking him for his visit to the Exchange, expressed their commitment to grow the capital market as a leading regional market playing its due role in Pakistan’s economic growth with the support of the Government. The event concluded with a closed door meeting which included the Federal Minister along with the top management of PSX, SECP, and key stakeholders. In the meeting, matters impacting the capital markets, business, the current economic scenario and challenges thereof were discussed.