As part of the preparations for the 17 th Tunis-Egyptian committee scheduled to be held
in the first quarter of 2019 in Tunis and as part of the activities of the MOU signed
between both exchanges, The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) received a high level delegation
from Tunis stock market. The delegation was headed by Mr. Saleh ElSayel, chairman of
Financial Market Council, Mr. Belal Sahnoun, Chief Executive Officer of Bourse de Tunis,
Maher Zouari, Managing Director of Tunisie Clearing and Dalenda Bayou, president of
The Association of Intermediaries and included top brokerage firms from Tunisian
The visit held meetings between the delegation and EGX top management as well as
meetings with Misr for central clearing, depository and Registry (MCDR) and top
brokerage firms in the Egyptian market.
Through the meetings EGX discussed different means of cooperation with the Tunisian
market. The meetings at EGX were concluded with a ringing of bell ceremony attended
by the delegation and EGX top management.
Commenting on the visit, Mohamed Farid, chairman of EGX said that activating
communication with the Tunisian market comes as part of EGX’s management strategy
to enhance communication with regional and international markets. Cooperation with
the Tunisian market will strengthen the role of capital market and support the economic
development in both countries.