“Women directors in Pakistan to more than double in three years” – DAWN – July 3, 2017

On July 3, 2017 DAWN reported that the Companies Act 2017 of Pakistan – passed by Parliament on May 24, 2017 – “requires public interest companies to have such representation of women directors as specified by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).”

According to the article, through its revised corporate governance code, the SECP requires listed companies to have at least one female director within three years.

Currently 69 of the 100 companies in the KSE-100 Index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) have no woman director.

You may read the article on the DAWN internet site.