During his speech, Mr. Farid said that EGX management; support all efforts to enhance the capabilities of the Egyptian business sectors in the field of corporate governance. He added that EGX is coordinating with all listed companies are keen to develop their disclosure capabilities to enhance transparency and raise levels of confidence of investors.
In this regard, he said that EGX work to re-classify listed companies in terms of their compliance with the standards of governance, environmental and community controls.
Moreover, Farid said that all international investment institutions are focused on companies that are more committed to governance standards and practices.
Mr. Mohamad Yahia, chairman and Board Member of the Egyptian Accountants and Auditors (CAA), said that the standards and practices of governance were mainly designed to fight corruption. Adding that corruption comes from misuse of power for personal interest and non-compliance with responsibilities that is why we set standards and rules of governance to reduce corruption, and promote disclosure and transparency.