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Tribune News Network
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies (DI) have signed a memorandum of memorandum (MoU) to boost ties of constructive cooperation, exchange of information and expertise, and develop joint activities in the field of developing digital skills in Qatar.
The MoU was signed by MoTC Assistant Undersecretary of Digital Society Development HE Reem Mohammed Al Mansoori and Associate Professor, Dean of the School of Public Administration and Development Economics at DI Prof Hamid Ali.
As per the MoU, the two parties will be cooperating in conducting research and studies of common interest and exchanging academic resources in the field. They will be also cooperating in organising workshops and symposia on developing the professional and executive skills and leadership of Qatari nationals to contribute to the digital transformation of the country.
Commenting on the MoU, Mansoori said that the Qatar Digital Government Training Program of MoTC will continue to collaborate with partners and best technology service providers to provide high-quality training and boost the opportunities of accessing international certifications in the field of IT for ICT personnel working in the government sector.
This, she noted, could guarantee the continuity of developing high-efficient managerial and leadership capacities in technology domains with a view of enhancing the execution of the objectives of the Qatar Digital Government Strategy and digital transformation plans in Qatar.
She said, “We are pleased to sign this MoU with Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and broaden the scope of cooperation and scientific, knowledge and research exchange with one of the most reputed Qatari institutions in the field of research projects and scientific and knowledge production. We are confident this cooperation will serve the digital transformation plans in the country.”
From his part, Prof Ali said the DI is a leading institution for research on social and economic trends affecting the needs of digital skills in Qatar, fully prepared to share and offer its academic experience and conduct training courses, as well as provide academic staff who have regional and global experience.
He added that the Doha Institute has assets and achievements in the field of training provided by the Excellence Center for Training and Consulting, adding that signing of the MoU will allow the exchange of scientific, knowledge, expertise and experts, especially in scientific research and training.
As per the MoU, DI students will be able to participate in the training courses QDGTP provides and QDGTP beneficiaries will have access to the professional training and programs that DI provides.
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