Posted on July 27, 2018

The Standing Committee for the Selection of Candidates for Military Officers has started its work by forming a women’s committee to interview female nominees from among the secondary school graduates of the current and last year, following the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Commander-in-Chief of the Qatari Armed Forces. This was announced in a statement by the Directorate of Defence Communication at the Ministry of Defence.

The process is sponsored and followed up by HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah, who has given instructions to remove any difficulties faced by the candidates. HE the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces Major General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen al-Ghanim is supervising the permanent unified committee for selecting nominees for military entities. The committee will select the best candidates for scientific disciplines such as engineering, communications, computer engineering, medicine, aviation engineering besides others.  

Staff Brigadier General Nasser Abdulrahman al-Jaber, chairman of the work team of the committee, said the successful candidates will be doing technical jobs and not pure field jobs. He stressed that the Armed Forces, like all the other institutions in the country, are interested in supporting Qatari women and providing them with the suitable work environment. He also wished the candidates further success and progress in serving the country.

source: Gulf Times