World Investor Week: Countries

Republic of Maldives

Lead Organization: Capital Market Development Authority

The Capital Market Development Authority plans to focus its programmes to retail investors in order to educate them and create awareness about the market activities. In this regard, it is planned to conduct awareness sessions for staff working in service industry, conduct information sessions on saving and investing including how to read prospectus. A separate session on the developing area of Islamic financial products will also be carried out. Additionally, social media will be used to educate general public about the concepts used in capital market. A quiz will be open through Facebook page of CMDA (https://www.facebook.com/Capital.Market.Development.Authority/). Our investor education programmes are strengthening by collaborative efforts with local and international partners. Recently, we have started a TV programme titled "isthismaar" (literally investment) that is broadcasted on Public Service Media of the Maldives, available via our Facebook page and YouTube Channel located at: (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HW7pUni6ibYOKIU_j2iNQ). For more information on programmes, please visit our website www.cmda.gov.mv.

Website(s): http://cmda.gov.mv/en/data-and-statistics-2/cmda-institutes/about-cmda-institutes/

World Investor Week Coordinator(s): Abdullah Zakariyya