Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) was recognised by the Ministry of Labour (MoL) for its Qatarisation efforts in the private sector and for empowering Qatari youth.
The award recognised QIB’s commitment to promoting Qatarisation to attract qualified national talent to work in various areas of the bank by equipping them with the right tools and support to help enhance their capabilities and build their professional careers. This recognition comes within the framework of the Ministry of Labour’s keenness to highlight top-performing companies and entities localising jobs in the private sector.
During the honouring ceremony, HE the Minister of Labour Dr Ali bin Samikh al-Marri presented the award to Hind al-Khulaifi, head of Qatarisation, and Wadha Ali Odaiba, executive manager, Government Affairs at QIB’s Human Capital Group, both being honoured among the list of distinguished employees and the most cooperative with the ministry this year.
QIB has exhibited excellence in Qatarisation by providing Qatari candidates with genuine career and personal development opportunities that will allow them to reach their full potential.
The bank is continuously participating in initiatives led by the ministry’s nationalisation programme, Kawader, to support and develop Qatari talent as one of the key components of Qatar National Vision 2030.
Commenting on this recognition, Khalefa al-Mesalam, head of Human Capital Group, said: “It is a privilege to be recognised by the Ministry of Labour for our efforts to support building the next generation of leaders. This recognition is really close to our hearts as it underscores the success of our Qatarisation strategy in attracting, developing, and retaining nationals across all the divisions in the bank.
“This recognition is a result of the dedication and commitment of our team and a testament to our ongoing Qatarisation efforts. As we continue to steer our corporate development plan in line with Qatar National Vision 2030, we look forward to continuing to capitalise on our Qatarisation efforts.”
Since its establishment in 1982, QIB has been committed to making Qatarisation a top priority for human resources. Over the past four decades, the bank has been able to attract national talent, in accordance with an integrated vision based on recruitment, qualification, and training, enabling Qatari employees to take leadership positions in various areas of the bank.
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