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PU HCBF celebrates Insurance Day
PU HCBF celebrates Insurance Day

LAHORE: (Thursday, April 7, 2016): Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance has celebrated Insurance Day in collaboration with Insurance Association of Pakistan (IAP). PU HCBF Principal Prof Dr Mubbsher Munawar Khan, senior faculty members, senior executives of IAP and a large number of students were present on the occasion. Addressing the ceremony, Dr Mubbsher Munawar Khan said that insurance sector had lots of jobs opportunities even more than the banking sector. He said that nearly 70% SMEs are doing business without any insurance and the graduates of our college had this responsibility on their shoulder to spread awareness about insurance among these businesses. Dr. Mubbsher appreciated IAP senior executive’s efforts for the industry and the college and ensured the executives that these type of events and job fairs would be held more regularly in the future to provide a clearer picture of insurance industry to students of IRM program. Senior executives of IAP shared their valuable thoughts and experiences with the students. They also highlighted the importance, weaknesses and opportunities in the insurance industry of Pakistan. The executives stressed that more graduates should come in the marketing side of the insurance profession because it has rapid growth potential.