Boursa Kuwait’s National and Liberation day song “Beautiful Kuwait” recorded more than 2.5 million views on the company’s page on YouTube, ranking first in views and engagements among songs released in celebration of the national holidays in 2020.
Boursa Kuwait launched the song, performed by the young Kuwaiti artist Humood Al-Khuder, with a campaign that affirms the feelings of gratitude and loyalty to the homeland where no effort was spared to achieve prosperity, stability and success for everyone living in Kuwait. The song features inspiring lyrics that reinforce the spirit of loyalty and belonging to Kuwait, written in a simple and distinctive colloquial dialect.
Mr. Naser Meshari Al Sanousi, Marketing and Communication Director at Boursa Kuwait commented on the song, saying: “Boursa Kuwait celebrates the spirit of citizenship, cohesion and solidarity of the Kuwaiti people, who work with love and sincerity to raise the nation’s flag high in all fields on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of independence and the 29th anniversary of liberation. This occasion is special for all Kuwaiti people and it is an opportunity to thank and appreciate our beloved country Kuwait.”
Al Sanousi added: “We are pleased to celebrate with a beautiful national song, dedicated to our beloved Kuwait and everyone who lives here, to share the joy and love of this country. We extend our thanks and appreciation to all who contributed and participated in this musical work, and we hope that we will be able to trust and be able to build a sustainable and prosperous economic future that will suitable our future generations. We also renew our commitment to continue the pioneering process to achieve the “New Kuwait 2035” vision of transforming the country into a regional financial, commercial and cultural center that attracts investments.”
During 2019, Boursa Kuwait and the Kuwaiti capital market have recorded many achievements, as the company has made great progress in its path to be a leading and prominent stock exchange in the Middle East, and a capital market classified by the most prominent global classification indicators. Boursa Kuwait topped the list of gains in financial market indices among GCC countries by 32.43% for its “Premier” market Index while its “All-Share” index improved by 23.68%.
The company also became the first government entity to undergo successful privatization as well as becoming the first and only stock exchange owned by the private sector in the Middle East, with private investors owning 94% of shares of issued and paid up capital.
As a result of the fruitful cooperation with the Capital Markets Authority and the Kuwait Clearing Company, Kuwait was officially reclassified into an “Emerging Market” in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, continuing its path towards achieving its strategy and developing a strong financial market with high liquidity and transparency and providing an effective financial trading platform that provides investment services efficiently for all investors regardless of classification.