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  • A health insurance card for the poor

    The Pakistan government's poverty alleviation and social protection division has released a health insurance card that can be used by the poor to access emergency health services.

    AIRPlus | 17 Jul 2019
  • Pakistan: Government-issued insurance card covers health expenses for the poor

    The newly-created 'Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection Division' of the Pakistan government has introduced a health insurance card in 38 districts to date, reported Pakistan Point News. The card aims to help 3.3m low-income Pakistanis with their medical expenses.

    Asia | 12 Jul 2019
  • Pakistan: New SECP head plans to introduce more compulsory insurance

    Mr Farrukh H Sabzwari, who was appointed the chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) last November, has said that the financial regulator is working towards introducing compulsory insurance such as motor vehicle third-party liability insurance, group health insurance and occupational health insurance, in the country.

    Asia | 09 Jul 2019
  • Pakistan: Proposals raised to boost insurance sector

    There is an urgent need on the part of the government and the authorities to take effective measures to boost Islamic insurance in Pakistan to cater to the needs of people, said Mr Ahmed Hasnain, senior vice president of the Pakistan China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI).

    Asia | 02 Jul 2019
  • Pakistan: Regulator eyes bancassurance regulatory revamp

    The Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) is planning to revamp the bancassurance regulatory framework, in order to develop the market, improve insurance penetration and protect policyholders' interests.

    Asia | 18 Jun 2019
  • PakRe registers strong growth despite challenging conditions

    Pakistan Reinsurance Company (PakRe) released its statement of accounts for 2018 last month. Of particular note was the 34% surge in gross written premiums (GWP), rising from PKR8.04bn ($56.75m) in 2017 to PKR10.73bn last year.

    AIRPlus | 15 May 2019
  • Pakistan: Govt urged to do more to develop insurance market

    The government needs to do much more to support the industry, even if it is in terms of implementing existing laws, according to Mr Abdul Waheed, CEO of Askari General Insurance and a chartered accountant.

    Asia | 22 Mar 2019
  • Pakistan: Regulator restructures insurance supervisory functions

    The Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has restructured its Insurance Division into three independent departments: Supervision Department, Enforcement Department and Market Development and Policy and Regulation Department.

    Asia | 04 Mar 2019
  • Pakistan: Committee calls for speedy review of public sector insurers

    The Cabinet Committee on Privatisation (CCoP) has asked the Commerce Ministry to fast track the evaluation of the insurance and reinsurance sector.

    Asia | 15 Feb 2019
  • Pakistan: US business body lobbies for foreign insurers' branches

    The American Business Council (ABC) of Pakistan has proposed to the government to allow international insurers, which meet local minimum capital requirements, to open branches in the country.

    Asia | 30 Jan 2019

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