Qapco welcomes new scholarship students

August 27, 2014 - 2:09:49 am



Dr Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Qapco, with the scholarship students.

: Qatar Petrochemical Company (Qapco), one of the petrochemical powerhouses in the region and a pioneer in petrochemical production, recently held a ceremony at its Doha headquarters to welcome new scholarship students to the company.

Welcoming the students to the Qapco family, Dr Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla, Vice Chairman and CEO of Qapco, said: “At Qapco, it is our role to invest in the future of our country, by supporting the talented youth of our beloved nation and by providing them with the means to reach their aspirations. Human capital is one of the most precious assets of Qatar and we believe our new scholarship students hold tremendous potential. We are committed to accompanying them through the different stages of their education and professional path. Moving towards a knowledge-base society, it is crucial to ensure that the younger generations are well equipped with the relevant skills and the latest scientific knowledge to contribute towards building the future success of our country and industry.”

As part of its scholarship programme, Qapco will provide the necessary resources to the young men and women for the duration of their undergraduate education, including tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance, textbooks and supplies, and international travel, if required. The Qatarization Section of the company will also provide support and assistance through regular follow-up and communication with a team of experienced career counsellors.

Dr Al Mulla added “We are pleased to witness that the petrochemical sector is more attractive than ever before. However, the future of our industry depends on the talent we nurture today. We are delighted to welcome such high-calibre and motivated scholarship students to Qapco. They will directly contribute to the sustainable growth of our sector.”

Dr Al Mulla stated that Qapco was committed to contributing to Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and believed that the scholarship programme supported Qatar’s quest for learning. 

“Building the modern State of Qatar through a quality nationalization initiative, and strengthening industry-academia collaboration to enhance the knowledge and skills of Qatari nationals is our goal,” he said.

Engineer Abdulla Ahmad Naji, Qapco’s Learning and Development Manager, described the ceremony as “A great way to welcome our new students to the Qapco family”. 

“I believe that the Qapco scholarship programme is one of the best in the region as it provides everything that the students require, including a long-term, rewarding and inspiring career path. We are dedicated to supporting their development and to help them succeed professionally,” he said.