Posted on May 16, 2018

Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, CEO of Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Chairman of Bedaya Center, was hosted as an honorable guest at “Success Corner”, one of the latest programs initiated by Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Center), the joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech at Volume café which hosted the gathering.

“Success Corner” aims to host inspiring entrepreneurial figures who have achieved success in various fields, bring them closer to the community, and highlight their career breakthroughs, achievements and contributions they made over the years for the community and the State of Qatar. The objective of this gathering is to identify the ways with which they lead their lives successfully and motivate & encourage the upcoming local entrepreneurs to follow suit by listening to them and interacting with them during the program.

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Addressing the promising entrepreneurs among the audience, Al Khalifa reflected upon the ups & downs of his career, his academic qualifications as well as harped upon the crucial need of education towards building the society and contribute towards the economic development of the country. During the speech, he also stressed upon the torchbearers of the industrial growth – SMEs and emphasized about their crucial role in realizing the Qatar National Vision 2030. Additionally, he also highlighted the major initiatives taken by Bedaya Center in supporting SMEs and contributing to the development of the entrepreneurs’ ideas and translating them into reality, thanks to the fruitful cooperation with the Qatar Development Bank, which not only aided them financially but also supported them in enhancing their growth expanse not only domestically but also on a global canvas.

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On this occasion, Reem Al-Suwaidi, General Manager of Bedaya Center, said: “We are proud to have Mr. Abdulaziz Al Khalifa as our guest today. With his inspirational personality and exemplary leadership role in both Qatar Development Bank and Bedaya Center, he has contributed significantly to the advancement of both institutions. He also shared with the audience his professional & personal mantras of success, and interacted directly with the guests & audience during the first version of the “Success Corner” program, which achieved the desired purpose of bringing to fore the famous personalities and how they carved a niche for themselves and the institutes they are associated with. With the success of the first edition, we are fully geared to bring such leading personalities and offer guests a platform to interact with them and learning life lessons from them to lead their lives successfully.”