Qatar Chamber’s chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al Thani reiterated the chamber’s interest in supporting initiatives aiming at qualifying and recruiting people with disabilities in private sector institutions and companies.
This revealed during the chamber’s general assembly meeting hold last week in the presence of members of Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs (QSRSN) headed by Khalid Al Shuaibi as well as 40 people with disabilities.
Sheikh Khalifa noted that the chamber strongly urges local companies to recruit trained and qualified people with special needs in appropriate jobs.
HE announced that the chamber will bolster communication and coordination with the QSRSN to bridge it with the private sector institutions and companies to enable members find appropriate jobs.
Addressing the chamber’s GAM, QSRSN’s member Khalid Jassim informed attendees on its activities and objectives, urging businessmen to recruit people with special needs in their businesses.
Khalid Jassim said that the committee managed to recruit many of them in several private institutions and companies over the past few year, expressing his thank to QC chairman and general directors for their continued support to the committee, assuring that the chamber helped many cased to find appropriate jobs.
The committee provides training for the people with special needs and most of them are graduated from universities, affirming that they were interested in attending the Qatar Chamber’s GAM to display their skills on its members wishing to recruit them in their businesses, he added.
On his part, QC board member Mohamed Al Ahbabi said that recruiting people with special needs is a duty that stems from the social responsibility of companies, expressing his readiness to recruit some of them in his companies.
QC’s board member Mohamed Gohar Al Mohamed called for supporting initiatives of recruiting people with special needs.
Qatar Chamber’s director general Saleh Al Shaqri said the chamber’s initiative comes in the frame of its leading role in the social responsibility and its keenness on merging people with disabilities in labour market, noting that the chamber organised many training programs for this purpose.
The chamber will dedicate one of its staff to coordinate with the QSRSN to help it reach local companies.