Manama, May 16 (BNA) The Bahrain Bourse, in cooperation with INJAZ Bahrain, concluded the Smart Investor Program.
The meeting was attended by the CEO of Bahrain Stock Exchange Sheikh Khalifa bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, INJAZ Board Chairman Sheikha Hessa bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Assistant Undersecretary for Education Latifa Bounouda and the Director of Licensing and Follow-up for Private Schools Lulwa Al Muhanna.
The competition included a three-stage winner selection process to select three winning teams from among more than 34 teams.
The three finalists were the Modern Knowledge School that won the first place, and Maryam Bint Omran Primary School for Girls in the second place, and Al Hekma International School in the third place.
The winners of the “Best Video” from the first stage of the National Smart Investor Competition are A’ali Primary Schools for Boys, Al-Farabi Primary School for Boys, and Al-Mustaqbal Primary School for Girls.
At Bahrain Bourse, we are proud to support this initiative to raise awareness of the vital role that stock exchanges play in building milestones of financial literacy and stability for students at an early age. By enabling students to develop their understanding of financial markets, exchanges can play a vital role in promoting financial education and protecting investors in the long-term future,” said BHB CEO.
In line with our mission to support the next generation of business leaders in Bahrain, and provide them with the knowledge, skills, resources and opportunities to excel as industry leaders of the future, INJAZ Bahrain is proud to partner with Bahrain Bourse to drive this important program forward. . With the successful implementation of the program as well as its spread, many students have found an impactful, value-driven opportunity to learn real-world scenarios, increase their entrepreneurial mindset, and achieve financial literacy under the guidance of experts in the field,” Sheikha Hessa.
The Smart Investor Program is a national awareness program launched in 2018 in cooperation with INJAZ Bahrain. The program provides young students with basic concepts related to money management, savings and smart financial planning through interactive edutainment activities in order to help them make sound financial decisions.
The Smart Investor program for the academic year 2021-2022 was implemented both physically and virtually with the participation of about 7,000 students.