(MENAFN- Gulf Times) Qatar
Foundation (QF) and Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA), have
signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will help provide unique
learning opportunities to empower young people in Qatar.
QF acting CEO and CEO's Office executive director Omran al-Kuwari and QFCA CEO Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida were the signatories.
agreement aims to offer a holistic framework in line with developing
lifelong learning opportunities for Qatar's youth part of QF's
overarching ethos through the forging of ties between local entities.
part of the collaboration, a series of competitions, workshops, and
events pertaining to business and entrepreneurship activities will be
offered to students at universities in Education City, alongside a
number of volunteer opportunities. In addition, QFCA will provide a
range of internships, and students will be encouraged to launch
businesses through the entity.
HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani,
vice chairperson and CEO of QF, said, 'At Qatar Foundation, we strive to
equip young people with the knowledge, confidence, and skills they need
to excel, personally and academically. We are therefore delighted to
partner with Qatar Financial Centre Authority to provide additional
learning opportunities to our students at Education City. Such valuable
cross-sectoral collaborations will help to create a highly competent and
diverse workforce that can serve the needs of our country and beyond.
said, 'It is with a great sense of pride and honour that I announce a
closer and stronger relationship between Qatar Foundation and the Qatar
Financial Centre Authority. Qatar Foundation's belief and efforts
towards making productive change in the region and establishing Qatar as
a role model for the broader international community have been an
inspiration to us all, and this MoU between two prominent Qatari
entities reflects our commitment in investing in Qatar and its youth.
vital part of our strategy is to develop a world-class international
financial services industry and business sector in Qatar.
consistent with the Human Development Pillar of Qatar National Vision
2030 and reflects our continuing commitment to contributing to the
well-being of the local community. This collaboration will inevitably
lead to a number of concrete initiatives, additional research, job
opportunities, and improved skills to the benefit of all those
concerned, he added.
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