Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments’ Education Cluster, welcomed over 200 guests including senior officials and business partners from 450 HR companies and 28 universities based at the cluster
TECOM Investments Education Cluster, comprising free zones Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) and Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), organised its eighth consecutive Iftar gathering at the Raffles hotel in Dubai.
Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director, TECOM Investments’ Education Cluster, welcomed over 200 guests including senior officials and business partners from 450 HR companies and 28 universities based at the cluster.
The evening was hosted by Randa Bessiso, Director of Manchester Business School Middle East. Nasif Kayed, General Manager, the Sheikh Mohammed Cultural Centre for Understanding (SMCCU), graced the evening with an engaging presentation on the significance of Ramadan, providing additional insight into the values of Islamic culture and traditional Arab customs. The presentation aptly touched upon SMCCU’s ‘Open Doors Open Minds’ policy and highlighted the importance of building cultural awareness and tolerance in a multi-cultural environment.
Currently hosting 28 academic institutions from 11 countries, DIAC continues to propel the growth of the education sector. Approximately 18,000 students are enrolled into the various programmes offered at the campuses within DIAC. DKV, the region's premier destination for human resources management, is currently home to over 450 HR consultancies, assessment centres and professional development centres.
TECOM Investments Education Cluster is focused on supporting the creation of a talent pool to drive the development of the regional knowledge economy.