(MENAFN- Gulf Times) QInvest, Qatar's leading investment bank, has participated in the annual finance and economics day, organised by the College of Business and Economics (CBE) of Qatar University, as part of its efforts to encourage students specialise in finance.
The annual event also saw pavilions by students highlighting the link between university courses and the Qatari economy. It also included onsite workshops, such as lectures by specialists from different business sectors, most notably speakers from the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.
'Qatar is currently experiencing unprecedented economic change best characterised by diversification and growth in new sectors. We, at QInvest, are convinced that local talent has played, and will continue to play, a pivotal role in this evolution, said Tamim Hamad al-Kawari, chief executive of QInvest.
Dr Khalid Shams, Dean of the CBE, said the job market in Qatar requires leading graduates in the fields of economics and finance across both public and private sectors.
The event devoted a seminar on investment banking attended by more than 200 people including Bassel Hanbali, Head of Marketing, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at QInvest, who talked about the nature of the work of investment banks and their lines of businesses noting the developmental role played by the advisory, investments, and asset management divisions.
Essa Saud al-Kawari, Head of Government and Community Relations and Administration Affairs at QInvest, said the event highlights the increasing importance of investment banking sector within the Qatari economy.
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