Posted on May 28, 2016

Qatar University (QU) was awarded the Partnership Award of Appreciation for the 4th consecutive year by the energy and industry sector for its activities in knowledge exchange and expertise and provision of human capital to companies in the sector. QU President Dr Hassan Rashid Al-Derham received the award on May 25 from the Sector’s Strategic Qatarization Committee chairman Mr Hamad A Al-Hamadi.

The award was earlier announced in the Sector’s 16th Annual Qatarization Review Meeting on May 16 which was attended by His Excellency Dr Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and senior executives and representatives from the 37 participating companies in the Sector’s Strategic Qatarization Plan. It recognizes and honors the most outstanding partnership that exemplifies support to companies in the Plan or to the energy and industry sector as a whole, in a calendar year.

Commenting on the Award, Dr Al-Derham said: “This is a proud moment to again receive such a prestigious award for the 4th year and to be recognized among our distinguished partners for our contribution to the sector and to the State of Qatar. We do not take this honor lightly as it comes with a responsibility and commitment to the Qatari society that we will continue to strengthen and advance in our role as the country’s first national higher education institution and standard bearer of its cultural and intellectual heritage”.