In celebration of International Women’s Day, Qatar Stock Exchange (“QSE”) today joined 118 exchanges around the world in raising awareness on gender equality in the equity market space.

Sheikha Alanoud bint Hamad Al-Thani, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Business Officer of Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), along with other female staff rang the bell at market opening to celebrate women’s contributions around the world to build a more sustainable future for all.

Hussain Al-Abdulla QSE’s Marketing and Communication Director said “The commemoration of the International Women’s Day by Qatar Stock Exchange expresses our belief in the importance of women role in supporting sustainable development and economic activity. We are proud of the achievements of Qatari women in various political, economic, health, social and educational fields, and their contribution to the realization of the human pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030

“QSE has a clear interest in empowering women to carry out pioneering tasks in the Qatari capital market. The Stock Exchange believes in the importance of women participation in the stock market, economic activity, sustainable development and innovation.” Al-Abdulla added.