ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar called the establishment of Pakistan Stock Exchange historic, at its inaugration on Monday, Aaj News reported.
The Pakistan Stock Exchange was formerly divided into the Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore stock exchange.
“It took us 15 years to reach this point,” said Dar. “Our vision is clear about law making regarding education, economic and health sectors,” he claimed.
It was shared that 20 percent of the stock exchange shares will be sold to the public, 40 percent shares will be sold to foreign investors and 40 percent shares have already been sold.
Dar said that Pakistan has become an ideal country for investors. “With faith and determination every goal can be achieved,” he said. “We are focusing on resolving the load shedding and energy crisis issues.”
“Not only China but also Saudi Arabia want to investment in Pakistan,” he said. He added that he was trying improve tax collection in the country.