Pakistan Company News

Board of directors meeting of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited

Karachi, Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limitedinformed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on April05, 2018 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting will to consider the Annual Accounts for the period ended December 31, 2017.

Further, the company has declared the closed period from March 30, 2018 to April05, 2018.

Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited was formerly referred to as Pakistan Insurance Corporation established in 1952 under PIC Act, 1952 for supporting the local insurance company. On March 30, 2000 the company was incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The company ensures the development of insurance and reinsurance business in Pakistan. The registered office of the company is located in Karachi. The shares of the company are quoted on the Karachi and Lahore Stock Exchanges of Pakistan.

The company operates in the public sector under the administrative control of the Ministry of Commerce. The functions of the company include providing insurance solutions to departments including aviation, marine cargo, marine hull, engineering, fire and accident. The company also provides reinsurance protection to the local insurance industry in view of treaty and facultative business as well as managing insurance schemes assigned by the Federal Government of Pakistan. The insurance market holds 18% of the share whereas 45% of the share is covered by the reinsurance protection in Pakistan.

The symbol “PAKRI” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Pakistan Reinsurance Company Limited.