Press Release

JCR-VIS withdraws IFS rating of The Cooperative Insurance Society of Pakistan Limited

Karachi, May 07, 2010: JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS) has withdrawn the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of The Cooperative Insurance Society of Pakistan Limited (CISPL) on account of non-renewal of contract.

Previously, CISPL had been assigned a rating of ‘B-’, which denotes low capacity to meet policyholder and contract obligations with risk factors capable of fluctuating widely with changes in business/economic conditions.

For further information on this rating announcement, please contact the undersigned (Ext: 508) or Ms. Sabeen Saleem (Ext: 510) at (+92-21) 35311861-70 or fax to (+92-21) 35311872-73.

Syed Ziauddin Ahmed

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