Lahore, February 06, 2015 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Stock Exchange has conducted Prize distribution ceremony for the winners of the Virtual Investment Competition –which is fourth session of Financial Literacy Initiative – campus outreach program in collaboration with the South Asian Federation of Exchanges in LSE.
A sum of Rs 92,000 has been sponsored by the ACCA Global Pakistan to be distributed amongst the top ten winners. Cash prize of Rs. 20,000 goes to Mr. Sarfraz Ahmed Ghumro, student of Sukkur IBA whereas cash prizes of Rs. 15,000, Rs. 10,000, Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 5,000, Rs. 5,000, Rs. 5,000, Rs. 5,000, Rs. 5,000, Rs. 5,000 goes to Mr. Asif Manzoor, Mr. Muhammad Shahbaz, Mr. Ali Raza Saeed, Mr. Muhammad Hassam Naveed, Mr. Mubashar Azeem, Mr. Fahad Ali Salik, Mr. Mustafa Ali, Mr. Abdullah and Ms. Rinkal Rani respectively.
In this ceremony Mr. Aftab Ahmad Ch. Managing Director of LSE and Secretary General SAFE said that with running of two regular programs, i.e. Campus Outreach Program and Investor Awareness Program, LSE shall fulfill the objectives of Corporate Social Responsibility of our Exchange. He encouraged the contestants to utilize the learning gained from these sessions and apply their understanding by entering the capital markets. He also added that LSE has observed records of students who have already entered into the capital market through the recent IPOs taken place.
He urged the new comers to come forward and explore the returns that the capital markets offer; provided, that the new comers continue to enhance their knowledge and understanding through LSE’s Corporate Communications Programs such as Investors Education, Financial Literacy and the Corporate Briefing Program etc. Mr. Aftab assured that LSE would extend maximum guidance to the new investors through these programs.
In this event Mr. Mujahid Nadeem-Head of Operations Division also stated that as a financial market, LSE had successfully fulfilled its responsibility to invest in expanding the knowledge about our markets and increase the participation of investors in the market.
For more information, contact:
Barkat Ali Anjum
Deputy Manager-Media and Public Relations Department
Lahore Stock Exchange (LSE)
Lahore Stock Exchange Building,
19, Khayaban-e-Aiwan-e-Iqbal, P. O. Box: 1315,
Lahore – 54000, Pakistan