Posted on : Thu, 25 Feb 2010

Doha, Qatar – February 25, 2010: QNB (Qatar National Bank), Qatar’s leading banking institution, participated at the Qatar Career Fair organized by the Qatari Embassy in London on 20-21 February 2010 at the Hyatt Regency in London. The fair is held within the framework of the State of Qatar’s policy to attract Qatari graduates who attended world renowned universities, to qualify them for jobs suited to their specialties, and to meet the requirements of the Qatari labor market.

Some of the Qatari companies that participated in the exhibition include, Qtel, RasGas, Sedra Foundation, Qatari Diar and Barwa Real Estate Company. The number of attendees was estimated at 145 Qatari students.

During the exhibition, QNB staff presented a detailed explanation on graduate employment programs, training and development available to Qatari students at the various educational disciplines. In addition, they offered guidance and direction to graduate students to assist them in pursuing right career choices and set a career path.

QNB’s participation is in line with supporting the State of Qatar's drive to ensure broader and more challenging job opportunities for fresh graduates, allowing them to plan for their future careers, develop their skills and enhance their capabilities in order to optimally integrate our youth within different employment sectors.

The Bank aims to set in motion the policy of Qatarization for the private sector in the state, where the current Qatarization rate at QNB is 53%, which is the highest percentage amongst financial institutions in Qatar.

The Bank recognizes that its people will help it achieve the challenging objectives of a growing business and help maintain QNB's leadership position in financial services in all the regions in which it operates. QNB believes in the importance of investing in the development of human resources for economic returns and the added value of efficient and productive human elements that are capable of participating in the development and prosperity of society.

QNB will participate for the third consecutive year in the Qatar Career Fair 2010, which will take place during month of March in Doha - Qatar.