Youth Investment Week organized for investment education

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 24 (APP): The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s (SECP), Youth Investment Week, organized to inculcate the culture of saving and investment among youth, is going on at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) in Karachi.

The event has been arranged in collaboration with the PSX and the National Clearing Company Pakistan Limited (NCCPL), said SECP press statement issued here on Saturday.

The event is expected to promote investment culture among the students and educate them about importance of saving money for contingencies and avoiding scams and frauds
while investing their money.

The SECP expects that awareness through theater will play an important role in promoting savings and investing.

In this connection, live thematic theater on savings and investment for the students of Karachi-based universities has been arranged which will continues till September, 27.

The theater, as a medium of social change, through visual performing arts is widely accepted tool for cognitive learning and educating the masses, the statement added.

While implementing its investor education program, the SECP is especially focusing on youth and students to inculcate the culture of saving and investment in them from their student days.

On the occasion, Ms. Khalida Habib, Director SECP, welcomed the students and briefed them on the salient features of SECP’s investor education program “JamaPunji”.

Nadeem Naqvi, MD PSX, explained to the participants the structure of Pakistan’s capital market and its role in the economy of the country.