28 November 2023

Invest Qatar, Ministry of Labour Partner to Connect Public, Private Sectors

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Doha, November 28 (QNA) - The Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (Invest Qatar) announced a new partnership with the Ministry of Labour, aimed at nurturing talents and developing a high-skilled workforce through joint initiatives that leverage the collaboration between the public and private sectors.

This partnership complements the national endeavours to realise the objectives outlined in the human development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030 (QNV 2030).

The agreement was signed by CEO of Invest Qatar HE Sheikh Ali bin Alwaleed Al-Thani and Assistant Undersecretary of National Manpower Affairs in the private sector at the Ministry of Labour Sheikha Al Badi.

Marking the first initiative within the cooperation agreement, Invest Qatar organised an event titled "Connecting public and private sectors for talent development". The event shed light on initiatives led by government entities and discussed potential areas of collaboration.

The event witnessed active participation of international companies, while also showcasing programmes by the Ministry of Labour on Kawader Initiative, a joint platform between the Ministry and Civil Service Commission. Similarly, Qatar Manpower Solutions Co. (Jusour) provided an overview of its programmes that support talent development. Attendees engaged in networking sessions and workshops that provided valuable insights into talent management in the private sector.

Commenting on the new partnership, Assistant Undersecretary of National Manpower Affairs in the private sector at the Ministry of Labour Sheikha Al Badi said: "Developing and empowering local talent is at the core of Qatar National Vision 2030. Our unwavering commitment to nurture local skills and enhancing their effective participation in the labour market is evident through the implementation of various initiatives, fostering opportunities within the private sector."

For his part, CEO of Invest Qatar said: "Foreign investments, along with the transfer of knowledge and skills they entail, play a crucial role in further advancing Qatar's highly skilled workforce and bolstering our country's conducive business environment. We are pleased to join forces with the Ministry of Labour to identify areas of cooperation between the public and private sectors in Qatar to achieve that goal. We look forward to facilitating more partnerships that bring together the public and private sectors to unleash Qatar's human capital development potential." (QNA)


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