KARACHI - US Consul General Brian Heath has assured that the United States is committed to a strong bilateral relationship and to the continued strengthening of economic opportunities between the two countries. US Consul General during his visit to Karachi Stock Exchange on October 01, 2014 rang the bell for commencement of the day’s trading. He was welcomed by Muneer Kamal, Chairman, KSE and Nadeem Naqvi, Managing Director, KSE. Brian Heath expressed delight on his visit to the Karachi Stock Exchange, which he categorised as an important symbol of Karachi’s role as Pakistan’s financial and commercial capital.

Muneer Kamal, on behalf of the Board and Members of KSE, thanked the US Consul General for gracing the occasion. Kamal highlighted the role of the members of the KSE in navigating through a tough economic and market environment and praised their courage for staying through difficult times.

He expressed his strong faith and hope in the future of the country and capital markets and his expectations that the stock market will show increasingly better performance going forward.

Nadeem Naqvi, MD Karachi Stock Exchange made a comprehensive presentation on Pakistan Capital Market. In his closing remarks thanked the US Consul General for visiting the KSE. He said this would boost investors’ confidence and send a positive signal regarding the future of the stock market.