(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Exchange, welcomed the participants attending the opening ceremonies of the World Exchanges Congress (WEC), which he described in his speech as "the most prestigious and respected platform for the exchange community and financial markets because it is the largest global gathering that brings together CEOs, CTOs, and other senior executives from exchange and trading venues around the globe." Al-Manssori stated in his keynote speech before the opening session that Qatat Exchange hopes that this event will provide a forum where key executives in global exchanges and capital markets can educate, discuss and forge solid strategic relationships.
In addition to that, we aim to equip exchanges with the tools they need to make strategic decision in order to ensure growth and stabilit
"we can share and discuss our mutual ambitions of achieving growth and progres
We hope that this conference will be an opportunity for all of us to see the positive results of the tireless efforts made by Qatar's stock market in order to reach an advanced level among the region's and the world's market
These efforts resulted in many achievements despite the political and ecnomic turmoil witnessed by the region" he added in his address before the WEC which holds its 9th annual session in Qatar for the first time in the regio
Al-Mansoori noted that Qatar Stock Exchange has achieved significant progress and made remarkable achievements at legislative and technical levels, infrastructure and systems, disclosure and governance practices, awareness-raising and spreading the culture of investment; and the diversification of investment tools and services provided to investor
Elaborating theCEO of Qatar Exchange further said, "We are proud to say that in light of our strategic plan, Qatar Stock Exchange managed to bring about changes to its infrastructure, thus achieve the objective of transforming the Qatar Stock Exchange into a world-class exchange working in line with the world's best practices and enjoying advanced systems, laws and regulations to promote transparency and provide investors with proper and diversified investment tool
" Qatar Stock Exchange had reached another major mile-stone in its drive to develop a world-class financial centre in Doha with the introduction of Scila surveillance system and the Universal Trading Platform (UTP) incorporating state-of-the-art technology", he adde