10/05/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/05/2021 05:07
05 Oct 2021
Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) today hosted a bell ringing ceremony as part of its participation in the World Investor Week initiated by IOSCO and the World Federation of Exchanges.
Mr. John O'Brien associate dean at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and Prof. Adam Mohamed Ali Fadlalla, Acting Dean of College of Business and Economics of Qatar University participated in the activity which was held in the trading floor of QSE.
Rashid bin Ali Al Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, highlighted QSE's ongoing efforts to enhance financial literacy among all society segments which forms an important pillar of the Bourse's strategy in a way contributing to the sustainability goals as well as the human and economic pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030 aiming to build a vibrant knowledge based economy.
QSE cares about the financial education of the people of our country, particularly young people. As a result, our strategic plan includes a number of financial literacy objectives focused on spreading awareness among researchers, issuers, brokers and investors of all age groups. Since 2013, the QSE has provided financial educational training to more than 10,000 students belonging to various educational institutions, universities, schools and military colleges. Al Manoori said.
Hussain Mohammed Al Abdulla, QSE's Director of Marketing and Communications, said: "QSE participation in this global initiative demonstrates our commitment towards enhancing financial literacy and investment awareness through various programs and initiatives that have been expandedand developed over the years."