Doha: Baladna, Qatar’s largest producer of fresh dairy products, recently won two coveted awards at the 2021 MEIRA IR Awards from the Middle East Investor Relations Association. The company won the titles of “Best Printed Annual Report 2020” and “Best Digital Annual Report 2020”, beating other reputable companies.
Both awards were presented to Baladna at the “MEIRA Hybrid 2021 Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony” held on October 25 at The Address Sky View, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Judges considered a wide range of criteria to ensure the winning nomination adheres to best practices in investor relations reporting, including content, design, user experience, engagement, accessibility and navigation, among others.
Commenting on this achievement, Saifullah Khan, Chief Financial Officer of Baladna, said: “We are delighted to be honored with two distinguished regional IR reporting awards, and accept these honors on behalf of the entire Baladna team. with a deep sense of humility. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering commitment to upholding the highest standards in reporting and governance in order to create value for our shareholders. We thank (MEIRA) for recognizing our efforts to adopt best practices (IR) and we also extend our gratitude to our colleagues without whom this achievement would not be possible.
Baladna is the only company listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange to receive nominations for Best Annual Reports from (MEIRA). This is the company’s very first annual report since its incorporation on December 2, 2019, which was crowned at the prestigious awards ceremony.
The Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the profession of investor relations (IR) and international standards in corporate governance. The mission of (MEIRA) is to improve the reputation, efficiency and attractiveness of the Middle East capital markets.