ORDS.QA, Ooredoo Q.P.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) Ticker: ORDS.QA, today announced that it has won two prestigious awards at the 2020 Middle East Investor Relations Association (“MEIRA”) Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony in recognition of its leading position in providing best practice Investor Relations (IR) in the region.
At the MEIRA awards ceremony, held on 22 September, Ooredoo Group has won the “Leading Corporate for Investor Relations” – Qatar”, and “Best Investor Relations Professional – Qatar”.
Sheikh Saud bin Nasser Al Thani, Group Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo said: “We are honoured that our efforts to provide outstanding investor relations have been recognised for the fifth year in a row, as we seek to provide analysts and shareholders with fair, timely and transparent information about our performance. Ooredoo Group continues to deliver long term shareholder value, thanks to our strong balance sheet, good revenue generation ability and leadership in 5G deployment and digitalization. I would like to thank our Investor Relations team for their commitment and dedication to maintaining best practices and keeping our shareholders and the wider investment community informed.”
The Middle East Investor Relations Association is the largest IR event in the MENA. It was held this year under the theme “Driving stakeholder value,” recognising the importance of all stakeholders who play an essential role in the IR landscape and reflecting the importance of IR in responding to changes in market structure, regulation and technology. This year, the event was held virtually due to the current pandemic environment.
Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia. Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks.
Ooredoo generated revenues of QAR 30 billion as of 31 December 2019. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.