The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has launched a new feature rich website which offers bilingual content, in English as well as in Urdu.
The new website offers provision of quick and robust information to all visitors including the general public, public-private investors, media and other stakeholders to better understand SECP and its regulatory regime as the content will be offered in the official as well as the national language.
The Chairman SECP Zafar Hijazi said, “We believe that this new site will allow our visitors to have a very informative experience as we continue to grow and assert our regulatory authority”.
The new website has a clean, and improved design. It features extensive content related to formation of a new company, licensing regime for profit organizations, capital markets, insurance and non-banking financial companies, latest market data and information and complete range of laws, rules, regulations of the SECP.
The visitors will be able to see the latest notifications, circulars, directives enforcement action and orders of the Appellate Bench. They will also be able to forge complaints online, search/verify registered companies and log in to the SECP’s eService, Virtual One Stop Shop (VOSS) and Jamapunji portal.The bilingual website is in accordance with SECP’s policy to implement Urdu as its official language. The Urdu section of the website will provide comprehensive information on company formation, compliance requirements, licensing procedures. The Urdu versions of laws, rules, regulations and guidebooks. SECP translated all of its laws, except the Companies Ordinance, 1984, (which is being replaced) for being added to the Urdu section of the website.
The website is fully responsive and the layout also has been made compatible to all type of browser and mobile devices. SECP also vows to update the website on regular basis.