Qatargas Chief Executive Officer Khalid Bin Khalifa al Thani has urged young nationals working in the company to excel in their careers, expand their competence, build self-confidence and improve job performance by making the best use of the excellent learning and professional development opportunities available to them.
He was speaking to young national graduates and trainees at the 11th Annual Qatargas CEO Forum 2012 on the theme ‘Aim High to be the Best’, recently.
The forum focuses on the development of Qatari ntional employees, and provides updates on the company’s Qatarisation programme. It also provides the opportunity to highlight and discuss concerns or issues related to training, education and development of Nationals and collectively explore solutions.
The CEO reminded the participants on the importance of adopting safety as a core value and adherence to safety rules and regulations which is deeply embedded in the Qatargas work culture. There was also a separate presentation on road safety.
He said: “Qatargas is committed to attract, develop, motivate and retain qualified nationals to reach our Qatarisation targets. As we move ahead in our journey towards becoming the world’s premier LNG company, our national employees have important roles to play, not only in the future of Qatargas, but in our country’s future. As envisaged in the human development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030, and under the guidance of Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatargas HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh al Sada, the development of our national workforce is a top priority at Qatargas.
“Today, Qatargas is the largest LNG producing company in the world, employing state-of-the-art technology and innovations in all aspects of its business. The company provides unique of opportunities for young nationals to benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our high calibre diverse workforce and international shareholders.”
Ghanim al Kuwari, Qatargas chief operating officer (administration), added: “Qatargas is committed to ensuring that all opportunities are available for our people, for them to continue to find purpose and fulfillment in pursuing their career aspirations and contribute in achieving Qatargas’ shared vision. The Forum seeks to increase understanding and awareness of company issues among the national graduates and trainees and encourage them to contribute towards achieving the company’s goals. The Forum is also designed to encourage young nationals to actively participate in discussions to further improve the process of national training and development.”
The company’s Vision 2015 and the progress that has been made towards achieving the vision were discussed. The vision set for Qatargas is to be the world’s premier LNG company known for its people, innovation, operating excellence and corporate social responsibility.
source: Qatar Tribune
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