Abbot Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited’s Board Meeting

Karachi: This is to inform you that the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on Tuesday, February 14th 2012, at 02.00 p.m. in the Board Room of Abbot Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited (ABOT), 8th Floor, Faysal House, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi to consider the Annual Accounts for the year ended December 31, 2011.

The close out period has been advised to the directors/executives of the Company in order to comply with clause (xxvi) of the Code of corporate Governance. (copy attached)

Clause (xxvi) of the Code of Corporate Governance inter alia provides that “each listed company shall determine a closed period prior to the announcement of interim/final results and any business decision, which may materially affect the market price of its shares. No director, CEO or executive shall, directly or indirectly, deal in the shares of the listed company in any manner during the closed period.”

For the purpose of the above-mentioned clause all directors and executives of Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited are hereby notified that the period from Tuesday February 7, 2012 up to Tuesday February 14, 2012, both days inclusive, has been determined by the Company as the “Closed Period” prior to the announcement of the Annual Results for the period ended December 31, 2011. During the Closed Period the directors, CEO or executives of Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited shall not deal in shares of the Company in any manner directly or indirectly.

For the purpose of the above stated clause the expression “executive” means an employee of a listed company other than the CEO and directors whose basic salary exceeds five hundred thousand rupees in a financial year.

Please note that not only dealing in shares of Abbott Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited by the above mentioned persons is prohibited during the said Closed Period but also the designated individual required to keep the Company Secretary informed in writing of any sale/purchase of taking of any position in the shares of the Company at any time during the year.

For more information, Contact:
Abbot Laboratories (Pakistan) Limited
8th Floor Faysal House
ST-02, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi- 75350
P. O. Box 7229 Karachi 74400
Tel: (92-21) 3279918-19
Fax: (92-21) 32800244

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