Oct 6th, 2017: The Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) conducted an interactive panel discussion at the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI). The seminar focused on increasing financial literacy and investor awareness about capital markets and its related products. Apart from the SECP representatives, the panelists included Assad Hameed Khan, Zahid Latif Khan, President, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Senior Vice President Nasir Mirza and Vice President Khalid Farooq Qazi as well. The speakers stressed that investors should always make rational decisions and avoid making investment merely on speculations which carried high risks. In his welcome address, Zahid Latif Khan, President, Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, appreciated the role of SECP for promoting good governance in corporate sector and initiating programs like financial literacy. Senior Vice President Nasir Mirza, Vice President Khalid Farooq Qazi, former presidents, members of the executive committee and a large number of traders were also present on the occasion. The SECP’s awareness material was also distributed among the participants for their future assistance. A number of 40 attendees participated in the event.