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DOHA: Qatar University (QU) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) have signed an MoU for cooperation.

The areas for collaboration are research, training and education, data and information exchange, encouraging the use of facilities available with both parties and the exchange of experiences that enhances scientific and research cooperation.

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The MoU was signed by QU President Dr Hassan Rashid Al Derham and MoCI Undersecretary Sultan bin Rashid Al Khater.


The agreement also includes coordination and joint cooperation in organising seminars and training workshops targeting the Qatari community, implementing joint programmes in preparing studies and research, marketing the services of the two parties, working on developing entrepreneurship and cooperating in other possible areas of mutual interest.

Al Derham stressed on QU’s interest in entrepreneurship, supporting emerging companies, increasing students’ interest in this area and cooperating with the Ministry on all issues that support the development and strengthening of joint work between these two institutions and the development of joint initiatives to serve the Qatari community.

Support and motivation

He said the support and motivation received from the Ministry has contributed to the development of the student’s capacity and thanked the Ministry while mentioning several opportunities which have given a positive impact on the Qatari economy.

Al Khater said the signing of the agreement is part of the efforts of the Ministry and its constant effort to strengthen cooperation with various educational institutions and bodies in the country as part of their community responsibility.