The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Monday organized a seminar for the students of University of Lahore, Islamabad Campus as part of its awareness campaign on investment avenues in Pakistan.
The seminar was designed to discuss the topics that are important for financial security; i.e., savings; and investing. It was explained to students that the amount of their savings impacts their investing.
The educational seminar in particular focused on motivating the students to educate themselves about the role of SECP as the apex regulator of the Non-Banking financial sector of Pakistan’s economy.
Therefore, students were encouraged to acquire learned financial behavior as early as possible in their careers and to equip themselves with the necessary financial understanding for making responsible and well considered investment decisions. In this context the focus of the seminar remained on promoting a culture of savings and investments.
This seminar was attended by a sizable group of students pursuing Bachelor’s and Master’s level education in various streams of business management such as Marketing, Finance and Human Resource Management as well as Pharmacy and IT. Faculty members from different areas and disciplines also attended the seminar.
The seminar was followed by an interactive discussion and a Question and Answer session.