DOHA: H H Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, met the President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Qatar Foundation headquarters yesterday.
The discussions dealt with topics of mutual concern, particularly those related to health and education.
President Sirleaf was welcomed at QF’s Visitors Centre by Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, President, QF, and Engineer Jassim Telefat, Group Executive Director, QF Capital Projects and Facilities Management.
President Sirleaf and her delegation were briefed on the vision and mission of QF and its educational initiatives, community development plans and scientific research programmes.
On the great strides QF continues to make in its support for the nation’s journey towards a knowledge-based economy, President Sirleaf said: “It is a great pleasure to be in Qatar to witness the great innovation of QF and the subsequent transformation underway at Education City, which is clearly a place where people from all over the world gather to enjoy a thriving learning environment.” Expressing her ambition to further develop Liberia’s education system, she said: “I hope that our students and teachers one day have an opportunity to come here and take part in the wonderful educational opportunities available in Qatar. I also look forward to enhancing the Liberian educational system by incorporating some of what we have seen at QF.”The Peninsula