As part of the Competition Advocacy Academia Drive, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) initiated the second leg by holding seminars at the Peshawar University and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University Peshawar, which were participated by the faculty members and students of economics, law and management sciences in large number.
In the first phase of the Academia Drive, seminars were held in nine universities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. In the second phase, seminars will be held in 18 leading universities of the four provinces.
The seminar in Peshawar University was attended by Dr. Zilakat Khan Malik, Chairman Economics Department, Dr. Danish Alam, senior faculty member Economics, and students of Economics and Management Sciences. The seminar in Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women’s University was attended by Dr. Abdul Manan, Head of Law Department, Dr. Ayesha Abrar, Head of Management Sciences, Dr. Madiha Gohar, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, and students of Economics, Law and Management Sciences in large number. The participants of these seminars were given presentations explaining the key concepts of competition, substantive provisions of the Competition Act, 2010, and initiatives taken by CCP for creating a level playing field in the economy.
The faculty members and students showed great interest in the seminars by actively participating in the discussions. “Besides ensuring a level playing field in the economy, the Competition Law also offers great opportunities for the students of economics and law to do research.