A number of Saudi companies’ executive leaders and senior community members took part in the workshop. The open meeting was managed by Mrs. Rasha Al Turkey, the Executive President of Al Nahda Philanthropic Society for Women. Discussions focused on the local municipal councils elections in its third session, in which the Saudi woman will take part for the first time not only as a voter but also as a candidate for the municipal councils’ membership. The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has previously announced the start of voters’ registration for the municipal elections, which will start soon. This elections’ session will enhance the role of the municipal councils, increase its authorities and the rate of elected members from half to two thirds.
The Saudi Stock Exchange participation in the workshop came as a result of its belief in its important and leading role in the sustainable development, its social responsibility and keenness to highlight the role of the Saudi woman and support of their involvement in all fields. The Saudi Stock Exchange has then been honored to take part in supporting the awareness campaign organized by the Al Nahda Philanthropic Society for Women.
It is worth pinpointing the efforts of the A Nahda Society in leading the awareness campaign through a woman voluntary team that aims to serve the community under the initiative (your vote makes a difference). Among the most important values of the Society is the belief in the positive change in the community with complete integrity, quality, transparency and teamwork spirit.
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