Minister Of Investment And International Affairs Participates In EGX Celebration Of Orphans Day
Dr. Omran: Sustainable investment in children.... Ensures economic and social productive future
Her Excellency Dr. Sahar Nasr, Minister of Investment and International Affairs, participated in the celebration of the Orphan’s Day in the presence of Dr. Mohamed Omran, the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) Chairman, a number of children and companies listed on the stock exchange, and opened the trading bell.
Her Excellency Dr. Sahar Nasr expressed her pleasure to participate in EGX celebration of Orphan’s Day, and support for orphans, praising the social responsibility of the private sector and EGX. She encouraged to continue the support and not to limit it to one day in the year. She stressed on the importance of the non-banking financial sector, which supports economic growth and the private sector.
The Minister stressed on the Egyptian Exchange to undertake many efforts aimed at spreading the culture of community work and sustainable development between the restricted companies and the various parties in the market as well as its employees as part of its strategy and in line with the United Nations Stock Exchange Initiative for Sustainable Development.
Dr. Omran said that the Egyptian Exchange's campaign to collect donations for orphans in Egypt has succeeded this year in collecting 10 times what was collected last year. The stock exchange collected donations amounting to LE 1.5 million for orphans, compared to about LE 150,000 last year.
Omran added that the EGX management has crowned its efforts in spreading the culture of community service by establishing a sustainable development foundation, which was supported by a value of LE 5 million.
It is worth mentioning that the Board of Trustees of the Foundation is headed by the councilor / Adly Mansour, Egypt former President, while the Board of Trustees includes a number of public figures who are Eng. Ibrahim Mahlab, Assistant to the President for national and strategic projects, councilor/ Khalid Al Nashar, Assistant to the Minister of Justice for Parliament Affairs, Mr. Taher Abu Zeid, The former Minister of Sports, the Public Figure Mr. Ahmad Al-Mouslmani and the Legal advisor Ms. Mona Zulfikar, in addition to Dr. Mohamed Omran, EGX Chairman and Dr. Wajih Amin, EGX Vice Chairman.