Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) Sunday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Strategic Cooperation related to the implementation of training programs and professional development programs for QP staff.
The MOU was singed by HE Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman & Managing Director of QP Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada and QF President Dr. Mohammad Fathy Saoud.
Commenting on the new initiative, HE Dr Al Sada said, "This agreement is consistent with Qatar Petroleum's commitment to continuously promote the full development of our employees, and we are highly pleased to work with Qatar Foundation in this regard bearing in mind its valuable mission of unlocking human potential. We are confident that this strategic partnership would ultimately bear fruits not just for QP but for the State of Qatar in general."
Dr. Saoud said, "We at Qatar Foundation are delighted and proud to expand our strategic relationship with Qatar Petroleum, and through this agreement, we aim to advance training and professional development programs for our national partners and their staff.
"Qatar Foundation continues its mission of unlocking human potential through building long-term sustainable partnerships such as this one with the expertise and capacity we have in Qatar Foundation together with our partnering universities.
"We are committed to reach the industry and business community in Qatar and offer to build their capacity in professional and technology development. Due to the expertise and added resources of our partners, we became the preferred destination for national and international organizations who are seeking to offer training and professional development in their endeavour to offer quality training and professional development for their staff."
Under the agreement, QF in co-operation with QP shall develop a comprehensive training and development plan to meet the corporation s requirements for cutting-edge professional and technological development.
QP shall periodically inform QF on its estimated annual needs of professional development programs, while QF will share with QP the itinerary of professional development programs offered by the Foundation or by its partnering universities and centres.
The new QP-QF partnership will offer new and varied opportunities for QP staff to advance their skills, consolidating human capacity building by tapping through international standards of continued education and professional development programs.
Co-operation between QP and QF will support the contribution of both organizations towards achieving the Qatar National Vision 2030