ISLAMABAD- Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Chairman Zafar Hijazi met with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and briefed him on the progress made with respect to the integration of the stock exchanges and the passing of the integration schemes by the shareholders of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad stock exchanges.

He mentioned that the Government’s business friendly policies and economic reform agenda had already put the country’s economy back on track. It was further emphasised that all necessary reforms be put in place to facilitate the capital market to grow to its full potential so that the benefits can be passed on to the economy, and assured the Government’s full support to the SECP for the same.

Earlier, on August 25, 2015, the Federal Minister had graced the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony of the three stock exchanges for their integration into one single trading platform under the proposed name of “Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited”.