DOHA: The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Regulatory Authority honoured two Qatari graduates who successfully completed the intensive annual Graduate Fellowship Programme (GFP).
QFC Regulatory Authority Chief Executive Officer Michael Ryan congratulated GFP graduates Sara Al Hajri and Salman Al Sooj at a ceremony held at the QFC Regulatory Authority with senior executives in attendance, the Authority said Tuesday in a media statement.
"The QFC Regulatory Authority is committed to training and developing talented Qatari graduates to help them achieve their potential as they commence a career in the financial services industry."
"I am proud to celebrate the success of these two young people following their year of hard work and dedication," said Ryan.
The QFC Regulatory Authority is delighted that both Ms Al Hajri and Mr Al Sooj have now accepted ongoing roles in the Supervision division of the QFC Regulatory Authority, he said.
The GFP is a one-year programme for Qatari graduates seeking a career in financial services.
The programme offers first-hand experience in a regulatory organisation, under the guidance of international personal mentors who are subject matter experts in their fields, he added.
The Regulatory Authority recruits and trains Qatari nationals to help shape the future of the country in line the Human Development Pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.
Twenty-two graduates have participated in the GFP programme since its launch in 2006 and many continue to work at the QFC Regulatory Authority.
Applications are currently open for the next GFP intake and motivated candidates are encouraged to apply, the Authority said. (QNA)