Posted on August 24, 2015

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) today, designed to serve the wider community by promoting humanitarian values and fostering a culture of understanding.

The MoU was signed by Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, Group Executive Director of Qatar Foundation, and Dr Ayed bin Dabssan Al-Qahtani, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and General Director of RAF Foundation.  The ceremony took place in Education City at AL SHAQAB, a member of QF. Under the agreement, the two parties will work together to achieve commons goals, including highlighting the importance of humanitarian work. By encouraging community service, the MoU aims to foster an engaged, progressive society that is dedicated to serving the State of Qatar and fulfilling the overarching goals of QF’s mission. 

Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, Group Executive Director of Qatar Foundation, commented on the collaboration, saying: “We applaud the mission of the Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services, and the charity’s on-going efforts in the field of community service. We hope that this agreement will achieve its desired objectives and encourage public interest, while promoting education, science and research, and community development in order to fulfil the Qatar National Vision 2030.”

Qatar Foundation signs MoU 2 [qatarisbooming.com].jpg“This Memorandum of Understanding is of a great importance for Qatar Foundation, as, we believe, it will open up doors for further collaboration between the two organisations. We also believe that this agreement will be of great benefit to this country,” Fahad concluded. As part of the agreement, a number of research and training programmes will be developed, and both parties are set to benefit from sharing knowledge, expertise, research studies, and resources. Additionally, the organisations will be invited to attend and participate in conferences, seminars, scientific sessions, community service programmes, and volunteering activities hosted by QF and RAF.

Dr Ayed bin Dabssan Al-Qahtani, Chairman of the Board of Trustees and General Director of RAF Foundation, said: “I am very proud of this partnership, a partnership that will benefit our communities. This MoU will strengthen the relations between the civil community institutions in Qatar, and it aims to promote people as the most important resource in this country.” “I would like to thank Qatar Foundation, which is being guided by Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser. We hope, in the future, to witness the benefits of this MoU, as per the strategic and executive plan that was prepared by the two organisations,” Dr Ayed concluded.  

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