Qatar Foundation opens doors for job seekers at Qatar Career Fair 2013

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Published April 1st, 2013 - 05:01 GMT
Dr Mohammad Fathy Saoud, President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
Dr Mohammad Fathy Saoud, President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development

Dr Mohammad Fathy Saoud, President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development said, “The significance of Qatar Career Fair is apparent through the patronage of His Highness the Heir Apparent, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, who has extended his generous support to this important annual event from the very first year it was launched in 2007. His Highness the Heir Apparent’s eagerness to inaugurate the event every year emphasises the value placed on the participation of Qatari youth in building a bright and fruitful future for their country. It is under the guidance of the nation’s strong leadership and the desire to encourage young people to participate in building a prosperous future that Qatar Foundation works tirelessly to foster human capital through initiatives such as Qatar Career Fair, which supports our efforts to achieve Qatar’s National Vision 2030.”

Rashid Al-Naimi, Qatar Foundation Vice President of Administration said, “Qatar Foundation is proud to have many young nationals who are contributing and supporting the state in its mission. Qatar Foundation’s participation in Qatar Career Fair is the greatest proof of our belief in the importance of reaching out to young promising Qataris and attracting talented nationals.This year’s fair will include 140 institutions from the public and private sectors. The diverse range of organisations will help us provide wider opportunities for job seekers and recent graduates, so they can find the most suitable place to launch their careers.”

Faisal Al Suwaidi, President of Research and Development at Qatar Foundation said, “Research is one of the most fundamental sectors in shaping the future of Qatar and ensuring its long-term sustainability. The future of this country must be built by its youth and this goes to highlight the significance of our role in organising and participating in Qatar Career Fair 2013. Our aim is to attract young, qualified candidates who can undertake this mission, of which scientific research continues to be one of the most important elements to achieve its success.”

Haya bint Khalifa Al Nassr, Qatar Foundation Director of Communication and Al Jazeera Children’s  Channel Board Member and Acting Executive General Manager said, “Qatar Career Fair witnesses remarkable growth and development every year, as it aims to open new avenues for nationals that enable them to choose the best career path. The fair strives to drive forth both human and economic development within Qatar, and is one of the most prominent vocational events that guarantees the realisation of Qatar’s National Vision2030.”

Rashed Al-Qurese, Qatar Foundation’s Deputy Director of Communication said, “We at Qatar Foundation appreciate this opportunity to attract and recruit talented graduates and job seekers and to nurture the skills of the nation’s youth to help lead us towards a bright future. Participating in this annual event is also proof of the Foundation’s commitment and confidence in the ability of the country’s youth to achieve the vision and objectives of the institution. This exhibition, ultimately, is just one chapter in the story of Qatar’s overall success.”

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