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Minister Aurangzeb, CFFEX Chief discuss Pakistan Financial Markets


Islamabad, 30 March 2024(TDI): Finance Minister Muhammad Aurangzeb convened a significant meeting on March 28 with You Hang, Chief Representative of China Financial Futures Exchange (CFFEX) in Pakistan, and Director of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX).

The discussion aimed to fortify collaboration and foster innovative financial instruments to enhance Pakistan’s financial markets.

Discussions centered on regulatory reforms, strategic partnerships with international financial institutions, and the launch of new financial products to invigorate Pakistan’s financial landscape.

Strategic Dialogue

Minister Aurangzeb reiterated the government’s steadfast commitment to implementing reforms aimed at improving the regulatory framework and promoting market transparency.

He emphasized the pivotal role of strategic alliances with global financial entities like CFFEX in advancing Pakistan’s financial infrastructure.

Chief Representative You Hang expressed CFFEX’s keen interest in supporting Pakistan’s financial market development and fostering cross-border investment opportunities.

He reaffirmed CFFEX’s commitment to collaborating with PSX and other stakeholders to introduce new financial products and share technical expertise.

PSX’s Invitation and Collaboration

In a gesture of collaboration, PSX extended an invitation to Minister Aurangzeb to participate in upcoming financial sector events and visit key financial institutions in Pakistan.

This invitation aims to provide insights into the country’s financial dynamics and regulatory environment, further fostering collaboration and understanding.

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The parties acknowledged the potential for broader collaboration in areas such as capacity building, market research, and investor education.

They discussed the importance of nurturing a conducive environment for investment and innovation to drive economic growth and financial inclusion in Pakistan.

Minister Aurangzeb and Chief Representative Hang emphasized the significance of Pakistan’s strategic location in promoting regional economic integration.

They highlighted the role of enhanced financial cooperation in facilitating trade and investment flows between Pakistan and China, as well as other regional partners.

The meeting’s outcome underscores Pakistan’s dedication to fostering partnerships with global financial entities.

Further, advancing its financial markets to drive economic growth and prosperity.

The collaborative efforts between CFFEX, PSX, and the Pakistani government signify a shared commitment to unlocking the full potential of Pakistan’s financial sector.

The writer is a dedicated graduate student pursuing an MPhil in DSS from NDU Islamabad.

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