A select number of managers from Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission visit Central Securities Depository of Iran’s headquarters in Tehran on Wednesday, 18 July, 2018 to get a firsthand account of CSDI’s focus, mission and perspective.
The representatives from Ghana included Manager of International Relations Affairs, Dorothy Yeboah-Asiamah, Manager of Legal Department, Mohammed Ibn Nurudeen Alidu, Assistant Manager at Broker-Dealers and Advisers Department, Eric Kofi Osoom Eduboah and an Officer from the Funds Management Department, Benjamin Oppong Anim.
In his welcome remarks, CSDI CEO, Hossein Fahimi, said Ghana and Iran had a lot of potential for more cooperation, adding that as emerging markets “it takes vigorous efforts on both sides to build up and pursue a strong bilateral financial cooperation.”
For their part, Ghanaians expressed interest in learning more about securities settlement, how Settlement Guarantee Fund (SGF) works and the latest achievements by CSDI on offering electronic services to their clients.
The visit came following a memorandum of understanding signed earlier between Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization and Ghana’s Securities and Exchange Commission in a bid to share experience and foster cooperation between the two regulators.
During their two-day visit to Tehran, the Ghanaian delegation met with officials from Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran (SEO), Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE), Iran FaraBourse (IFB) and Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME).