The Ministry of Labour and Qatar Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding for co-operation in localising jobs in the private sector, through the qualification and training of national human cadres to get engaged in the labour market, and support the graduates of Education City's universities for employment.
The MoU was signed by HE the Minister of Labour Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri and Qatar Foundation Vice-Chairperson and CEO HE Sheikha Hind bint Hamad al-Thani.
The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines of the participation of the Ministry of Labour in the Qatar Foundation Alumni Reunion, aims to exchange expertise and policies in relation to developing the performance of national human cadres, and to benefit from the experiences and policies of educational centres and institutions affiliated to Qatar Foundation in qualifying and training national human resources to enter the labour market, including Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC). It also included the establishment of co-operative committees between the two parties.
It also stipulates investing and developing training programmes for both parties, and discussing the challenges that are monitored in the local labour market, by conducting the necessary studies.
The MoU is committed to holding workshops, conferences, seminars, training programs, interactive dialogues, and consultative meetings, to qualify national human resources and enhance their chances of entering the labor market in the private sector.
The ministry's participation in the Qatar Foundation Alumni Reunion stems from its role in attracting graduates, developing and employing national human resources in the private sector, by strengthening the capabilities and competencies of national cadres, professionally guiding and employing them, in addition to providing effective career guidance in accordance with the requirements of the labour market.
The ministry introduced its main competencies and the services it provides, in addition to presenting the plans and programs prepared with the aim of attracting national cadres within the national programme for localisation of jobs in the private sector.
MOL, has concluded the agreement within the framework of co-operation with Qatar Foundation to increase job opportunities for Qatari graduates in various disciplines, support and develop the Ministrys programs in the field of nationalisation and increase the ability of national cadres to compete in the labour market in private sector institutions and companies.