Posted on February 07, 2018

Qatar Foundation (QF) today welcomed Mr. Mike Savage, Mayor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to Education City.

Qatar Foundation welcomes mayor [].jpgMr. Savage was welcomed at QF Headquarters this morning, along with Ms. Nancy Phillips, Vice President, Trade and International Activities, Halifax Partnership; and Mr. Taleb Abidali, Principal of the Nova Scotia building firm Cresco Developments. Mayor Savage is also President of the World Energy Cities Partnership, a multinational partnership comprising 20 of the world’s leading energy capitals, including Halifax, Calgary, St. John’s, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town, Karamay, Houston, and Doha.

During the visit, the Canadian delegation was given a comprehensive presentation highlighting QF’s different academic institutes, science and research centers, and community development initiatives. The visitors also heard how QF’s flagship development, Education City, serves as a hub of academic excellence, housing a range of educational facilities,from QF schools to partner universities and its homegrown institution, Hamad Bin Khalifa University. Following the presentation, the delegation was taken to the open-air viewing platform on the eighth floor of QF Headquarters, where they were shown the education and research buildings of Education City, and discussed future plans at QF.

Concluding the visit, Mr. Savage, Ms. Phillips, and Mr. Abidali signed the Visitors Book to commemorate the visit.