Doha – Qatar University (QU) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Louis Berger Egis Rail Joint Venture to provide young students with mentoring, internships and training programmes.
The MoU was signed by QU VP for Academic Affairs Dr Omar Al Ansari, Louis Berger Senior Vice President and Managing Director Middle East North Africa Belal Deiranieh and Qatar Egis Country Manager Alexandre Busson, in presence of French Ambassador to Qatar Eric Chevallier.
The terms of the MoU include collaboration between QU and Louis Berger Egis Rail Joint Venture on exchange of experiences and information including publications, periodicals, studies, statistics and data, as well as the organization of studies, conferences, meetings and training.
Dr Omar Al-Ansari said: “We are pleased to sign this MoU with Louis Berger Egis Rail Joint Venture to support exchange of experiences and information, implementation of joint research, and organisation of conferences. QU is committed to foster links with various sectors of society and to keep abreast of the various needs of the labor market. This helps the university to establish a clearer vision when developing strategic plans related to its colleges and academic programmes in line with its role to equip the labor market with high professional competencies who will contribute to the fulfillment of the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030.”
Chevallier said: “France is strongly committed to human capital development in Qatar. This MoU is a new demonstration of it. And there will be others.”
Deiranieh said: “We welcome the collaboration with Qatar University and look forward to bringing in innovative and talented young minds, both students and graduates, into the transportation industry. The principal aim of the MoU is to recruit and develop Qatar University’s graduates and students by placing them into development roles on transportation projects”.