September 09, 2020
Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) welcomed the visit of His Excellency Dr. Arif Alvi, the President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Stock Exchange today. This was his very first visit to the Exchange since taking office as President of the country. Upon his arrival, the President was warmly welcomed by the Chairman of the Board, PSX, Mr. Sulaiman S. Mehdi; Board Members of PSX; CEO of PSX, Mr. Farrukh H Khan and others. Accompanying the President were the Governor of Sindh, Mr. Imran Ismail; Leader of the Opposition, Sindh Assembly, Mr. Firdous Shamim Naqvi; Advisor, Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Mr. Mahmood Moulvi; MPAs of Sindh, Mr. Khurram Sher Zaman & Mr. Haleem Adil Sheikh and other distinguished guests.
In the meeting held with the President and the distinguished guests, matters related to the economy and the capital market were discussed. The President of Pakistan was informed about the functions and processes in place at the Exchange with regards to its operational, regulatory, trading, and IT infrastructure. The honoured guests were also given a historical perspective of the Exchange with regard to its evolution and progression over the years. H.E. Dr. Arif Alvi, the President of Pakistan, was presented a token of appreciation in recognition of his support and encouragement of the Stock Exchange. Thereafter, the honoured guests were led to the Trading Hall for a tour. Concludingly, the PSX team thanked the President and the distinguished guests for their visit. The President, on his part, reiterated his commitment towards the growth and advancement of the capital market and the economy of the country.