In introductory seminar on corporate governance concepts, held in Sana’a, on Sunday 21-12-2014, was organized by the Yemeni Institute of Directors of the Yemeni Business Club in cooperation with the Faculty of Administrative Sciences at the University of Science and Technology.
The seminar, in which a number of Yemeni university students participated, aimed at introducing and educating and spreading the concepts and principles of governance in the business community.
The symposium discussed a number of working papers on the concepts of governance and its dimensions on economic development, in addition to the most prominent principles of governance and its applications.
In the symposium, the President of the University of Science and Technology, Dr. Hamid Aqlan, and the Dean of the University’s College of Administrative Sciences, Dr. Murad Al Nashmi, pointed out the importance of the symposium in spreading awareness among the university’s students about governance, its application and its role in the development process.
They affirmed that the university seeks to include governance in the university’s curricula, noting that successful institutions depend on good governance, transparency and the fight against corruption.
For his part, a member of the board of directors of the Yemeni Institute of Directors, Sami Sabha, reviewed the goals and program of the symposium, noting that this symposium comes within a series of awareness-raising events, including the governance organized by the institute by the Yemeni Business Club.
He stressed that the symposium aims to involve all those interested in the administrative, accounting and legal field in disseminating the concepts of governance and its applications to ensure the continuity and development of the Yemeni economy. . Pointing out that governance guarantees the continuity and growth of private sector companies, as well as leading to the practice and application of its principles to improve the performance of institutions and companies and enhance the elements of their continuity, in addition to the stability and development of public and private financial markets.