Al Ain University Signs MOU With ADX
Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Al-Ain University of Science and Technology (AAU). The MoU forms part of ADX's commitment to support educational initiatives and to encourage and promote professional investment skills across the UAE, to the very highest international standards.
The MoU was signed by ADX Chief Executive, Rashed Al Blooshi and the chancellor of Al Ain University Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh in the presence of senior representatives from both parties.
Under the terms of the agreement, ADX will conduct seminars for AAU students on the procedures and methods of trading in the domestic market, as well as provide historical trading records and financial data to be utilized in classes at AAU.
“The MoU reflects our desire to interact with educational institutions in UAE in an effort to spread awareness about the working of the financial markets, including reaching out to university students,” said Al Blooshi.
ADX Chief Executive added: “ADX is committed towards working with the academic community in the UAE to provide the highest levels of support to research activities throughout various educational sectors. Universities are responsible for remarkable growth in the amount and type of research that contributes to the advancement of the UAE."
On his part, Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh, Chancellor of Al Ain University stated that, this MOU between Al Ain University and Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange would achieve a productive cooperation in the community engagement fields between the two parties, raising the effectiveness of academic education and linking it to the labor market qualifications, stressing on the importance of activating the role of educational institutions in enriching the labor market with efficient national competencies.
Atatreh added: This is one of the most important MOU’s signed by the university which aims to support the educational process to benefit the students and the academic staffs of the Al Ain University, in order to achieve the role played by the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange to raise the financial services levels and emphasizing the importance of combining it with the academic life.