Company Registration Offices of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to remain open on Saturdays

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Company Registration Offices of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to remain open on Saturdays

 

Islamabad, January 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):Company Registration Offices (CROs) of the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (the SECP), will remain open on Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm with effect from February 01, 2017 onwards. The step has been taken to provide guidance / facilitation regarding availability of name, new company formation and filing of statutory returns. The facilitation will be provided by the officers of Incorporation and Facilitation wing under the supervision of in-charge or Joint Registrar.

Accordingly, Company Registration Office (CRO), Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi would remain open for the facilitation of public from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm on every Saturday. The idea behind this initiative is to encourage investors to adopt the corporate form of business organization, enhance compliance rate and reduce the cost of doing business. The measure would also assist the government in achieving its objective of formalization of the business sector and documentation of economy.

For more information, contact:
Head, Internal and External Communication
Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)
NIC Building, 63 Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad
Tel: +92-51-9214005 or +92-51-9214009 (Ext. 378)
Fax: +92-51-9206459
Cell: +92-302-8552254
E-mail: shakil.chaudhary@secp.gov.pk
Website: www.secp.gov.pk