ISLAMABAD: Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) conducted an awareness and enablement session for the employees of Workers Welfare Fund (WWF) to spread awareness through its Investor Education Program ‘Jamapunji’, Business92 reported.
The session was held in Islamabad where large number of WWF employees attended the seminar.
The session focused on guiding participants about the SECP and its role as the apex regulatory authority. The audience was apprised about the Investor Education’ Jamapunji campaign, the purpose of which is to create awareness for both existing and potential investors regarding the key issues of capital market.
The speaker shared that the Jamapunji campaign is accessing the audience through diverse means both physical and virtual, believing it to be a continuous and long-term educational process of guiding all segments of society simultaneously.
Considering the keen interest of the WWF employees, the session focused on the topic of mutual funds. The speaker said that in order to make small and large investments safely and professionally, investing in mutual funds is the most effective way.
This method provides a valuable opportunity of increasing one’s saving through diversified investments.
The session was made interactive by engaging the audience to discuss the crucial issues that they face in planning and managing their finances. The session was followed by an interesting discussion of the subject matter that opened up vistas of new understanding, ways and means of savings and investments for the audience.
Mohammad Qasim Samad Khan, the WWF Secretary, thanked the SECP for presenting financial guidebooks to the WWF employees. He further said that such financial literacy sessions should take place more often and that his organization will continue to seek guidance from the SECP.