QIIB and Lusail University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) "outlining joint cooperation between the two parties, which contributes towards strengthening the role of both entities in attaining their goals, serving the Qatari community, enhancing contribution to development and achieving the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030."
The MoU was signed by Ali Hamad al-Mesaifri, head, Human Resources and Administration at QIIB, and Prof. Nizam Hindi, provost, Lusail University, in the presence of senior officials from both sides.
The MoU covers several areas of cooperation, including mutual exchange of experiences and information, which promotes scientific and research cooperation, as well as joint coordination in organising seminars and workshops, giving lectures and training courses, supporting students and disseminating the culture of volunteerism, training and rehabilitation, in addition to other relevant areas.
Al-Mesaifri said, "We are pleased to collaborate with a distinguished education institution such as Lusail University, and to have our cooperation defined in broad frameworks that serve our aspirations in QIIB to take part in our country's renaissance in various areas, particularly in higher education, which is of exceptional importance for the comprehensive renaissance experienced by our country.
"At QIIB, serving the Qatari community and supporting activities that add value to this community remain at the top of our priorities. Undoubtedly, Lusail University, being a prominent higher education institution in Qatar, is entitled to receive the support and backing of various profit organisations. Hence, the importance of the partnership between a profit institution such as QIIB and Lusail University as national higher education institution with a mission of educating young people in order to prepare them to play an active role in serving their country and community," he noted.
Al-Mesaifri said QIIB will cooperate closely with Lusail University with an eye towards implementing the MoU objectives in a way that achieve the maximum benefits and outcome for target group, and ultimately for the community and country as a whole.
He further expressed his sincere appreciation to the management at Lusail University for extending bridges of cooperation with QIIB and their keenness to achieve the objectives of the memorandum of understanding signed between the two parties.
Prof. Nitham Hindi said, "We are delighted to sign this MoU with QIIB, one of the leading banks in the field of Islamic finance. We look forward to a long-term collaboration that will benefit both parties and enable Lusail University to provide high-quality education and provide the labour market with graduates with skills and knowledge abilities required in the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'. Thanks to our strategic partners, Lusail University is determined to become a leader in delivering outstanding leadership-based and innovation-driven education.”
He further noted that the agreement with QIIB will be in the interests of students as well as faculty members and staff.
Lusail University, along with its strategic partners, is currently offering a number of distinguished academic programs in partnership with leading global universities.
The teaching languages in Lusail University are Arabic, English and French.