By Hamed Mahmoud
In its sixth edition, the “Egypt for the Best” summit acknowledged both Raya Holding for Financial Investments and Raya Contact Centre among top companies in the Egyptian Market 2020. Held under the auspices of Prime Minister, Dr Mostafa Madbouly, the summit aimed to honour the top prominent figures and companies that positively impacted the Egyptian economy in 2020.
The summit, held by Amwal Al-Ghad magazine and Excellent Communications, was attended by several ministers and businessmen, including Minister of Trade and Industry . Neveen Gamea – on behalf of Prime Minister Madbouly, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, Minister of International Co-operation Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad, Ministry of Social Solidarity Nevine Al-Kabbaj, Minister of Public Business Sector Mr Hesham Tawfik, the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi, and about 300 executives of influential institutions and companies in the Egyptian market.
Raya Holding for Financial Investments was chosen as one of the top-performing Egyptian companies during the past year. Despite the circumstances of the pandemic, the company managed to overcome such a critical time while maintaining its growth and workload. Also, the summit awarded Raya Contact Centre’s CEO Ahmed Refky for the company’s progress over the past months and for its creative solutions to enhance communication between customers and businesses.
Regarding the awards, Ahmed Khalil, CEO of Raya Holding for Financial Investments, expressed his delight that the awards crown the company’s achievements throughout its history, stressing that Raya continues investing in Egypt and diversifying its investment portfolio to keep pace with market needs, in view of the economic reforms pursued by the state and Egypt vision 2030.
Refky, for his part, underlined that Raya Contact Center is one of the first companies operating in the field and it has proven successful in light of the policy pursued by the company and thanks to its skilled and highly trained human cadres, which led it today to this recognition.
The ceremony’s award categories this year included “Top 100 Listed Companies” in terms of performance, “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Egyptian Economy”, “Distinguished Entrepreneurs”, “Innovators with Special Needs”, and “Best Performing Institutions in the Field of Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development”.
Egypt for the Best is one of the major annual events celebrating high achievers in all economic and social fields. It was first launched in 2015 and is held annually under the auspices of the Prime Minister.