Dispatch of interim dividend warrants of Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited
Karachi, Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that the dividend warrants in respect of interim dividend @ Rs. 8.00 per share, i.e. 80% for the year ended December 31, 2016 have been dispatched by registered post or through courier service on December 15, 2016. Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited is a public listed company incorporated in Pakistan on November 18, 1947. The foundations of the company are formed under the Companies Act, 1913 now the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes. The shares of the company are the Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad stock exchanges of Pakistan. The registered office of the company is situated in Islamabad. The company is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco Investments Limited, United Kingdom. The ultimate parent company is British American Tobacco Plc. United Kingdom. The business was formed in 1902 with over 300 brands in the portfolio in over more than 180 countries. The brands which the company has include Dunhill, Benson and Hedges, John Player Gold Leaf, Capstan, Gold Flake and Embassy cigarettes. The symbol “PAKT” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited.