Qatar Insurance Group has celebrated the graduation of the ninth cohort of the national programme, ‘Kawader Malia’, which it has sponsored for three years as part of its corporate social responsibility and commitment to developing the human capital in Qatar.

This year, 75 students graduated from the programme, bringing the total number of alumni to 324 since its launch in 2013. The event was attended by several dignitaries and senior executives from the banking and financial sector, as well as representatives from Qatar Finance and Business Academy, the organiser of the programme in collaboration with Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and other strategic partners.

Salem al-Mannai, CEO of QIC Group, said: “We are proud to be part of this prestigious programme that contributes to the development of Qatari talent and prepares them for future challenges and opportunities in the financial sector.

“Qatar Insurance Group has always been keen to support national initiatives that align with Qatar National Vision 2030 and the strategic goals of the financial sector. We believe that investing in human capital is the key to achieving sustainable and diversified economic growth and enhancing Qatar's position as a regional and global financial hub.”

'Kawader Malia' is a unique and intensive nine-month programme that aims to equip Qatari fresh graduates with the skills and knowledge required to pursue successful careers in the financial industry.

The programme covers various topics, such as accounting, finance, banking, insurance, Islamic finance, risk management, compliance and soft skills. The programme also includes practical training and mentorship opportunities for the participants in leading financial institutions in Qatar and abroad.
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