MoCI partnership with GU-Q aims to support community development
November 03 2020 09:48 PM
Tareq Hussain al-Khalaf, director of the ministry’s Human Resources Department.
Tareq Hussain al-Khalaf, director of the ministry’s Human Resources Department.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) to promote co-ordination and co-operation in various fields related to social and economic research, strategic studies, scholarships, education, development and training.
The MoU was signed by Tareq Hussain al-Khalaf, director of the ministry’s Human Resources Department; Rodolph Boughaba, associate dean of Executive Education at GU-Q; and Shaida Sonde, the university's chief operating officer.


Rodolph Boughaba, associate dean of Executive Education at GU-Q; and Shaida Sonde, the university's chief operating officer

The ministry said in a statement that the signing of the MoU comes within the framework of its efforts to form partnerships in various sectors and industries, including the education and scientific research field, in a bid to bolster national competencies and support community development.
The MoU aims to enhance co-ordination and co-operation between the two sides to provide the necessary support for the MoCI's initiatives and projects and to benefit from the university’s educational programmes, research and strategic studies, the statement notes.
Under the MoU, both parties have agreed to strengthen co-operation in the fields of social science and economic research and strategic studies in accordance with the ministry's requirements. The two sides will co-operate in providing internships to GU-Q students and co-ordinate in the field of education and training of department employees and executive leaders of the MoCI.
The MoU also aims to facilitate the exchange of professional expertise and research in the fields of business administration, economics and international relations, and to pave the way for the organisation of joint specialised conferences, seminars and workshops, in addition to encouraging students to volunteer in the activities held by the ministry to serve the community.



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