EGX Chairman And the Minister of Investment Ring the Bell for Gender Equality
The Egyptian Exchange (EGX), in collaboration with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, the United Nations (UN), the Global Compact Network in Egypt, the National Council for Women and the Egyptian Institute of Directors held a conference in the occasion of the International Women’s Day on order to raise awareness about enhancing women’s participation in the economy.
The Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Dr. Sahar Nasr rang the bell today, Thursday celebrating the International Women’s Day, in the presence of Mr. Mohamed Farid, EGX Chairman, Mr. Walid Lebady, IFC Regional Manager for Egypt, Libya and Yemen, Mr. Mohsen Adel, EGX vice Chairman, Business leaders, investors and civil society members.
Mohamed Farid, EGX Chairman, stated that EGX is highly supporting the gender equality issue expressing his full commitment to supporting all efforts aimed at empowering women and enhancing their role in various political, economic and social fields
Mr. farid added that all international institutions assert that women empowerment pushes the vehicle of the economic growth and improves society. In this respect, he added that EGX signed in July 2017, a memorandum of understanding with the Business School of the American University to promote for the participation of women on EGX Listed Companies’ Boards.