Posted on September 18, 2015

A French delegation today visited Qatar Stock Exchange and met with the CEO and other Qatari Directors. The delegation consisted of H.E Mr. Eric Chevallier, Ambassador of France to the State of Qatar, Ms. Agathe Demarais, the Economic Advisor on Middle East Affairs at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance; and the Head of the Economic Department of the French Embassy. Mr. Chevallier was pleased to visit Qatar Stock Exchange and stated that the visit comes as part of the tour undertaken by Ms. Demarais with a view to learn about the aspects of economic progress witnessed by the State of Qatar. He described the visit as an opportunity to look closely at the most important developments achieved by the Qatar Stock Exchange over the past few years.

French progress visits Qatar 2 [].jpgFor his part, Mr. Rashid bin Ali Al-Mansoori, CEO of Qatar Stock Exchange, welcomed the French guests and gave them a full explanation of the achievements of Qatar Stock Exchange in light of the big economic boom in the country under the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, may God protect him. Mr. Al-Mansoori explained the significant role played by Qatar Stock Exchange and the outstanding performance achieved following the listing of Mesaieed Petrochemical Company and the upgrade of the market into an emerging market status with all of MSCI, the S&P, and recently to an FTSE equity global indices.