The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) on Tuesday hosted a bell ringing ceremony as part of its participation in the World Investor Week (WIW).
The WIW was initiated by IOSCO (International Organisation of Securities Commissions) and the World Federation of Exchanges.
Prof Dr Rana Subuh, Dean of the College of Business and Economics at Qatar University, and Dr Recep ?entürk, Dean of the College of Islamic Studies at HBKU, participated in the activity which was held in the trading floor of the QSE.
Abdul Aziz Nasser al-Emadi, acting chief executive officer of the QSE, highlighted the 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.
The QSE attaches utmost importance to financial education of the people of the country, particularly young people.
As a result, its 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-Emadi said.
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