Master’s Programs from QU and QLC Visit QFZ and Learn About Free Zones

Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ) received a delegation of Executive Master’s Program in Leadership from Qatar Leadership Center in collaboration with College of Business and Economics at Qatar University as part of an awareness program aimed at acquainting them with the work environment and investments in Qatar’s free zones, as well as its strategy and plans to face challenges and promote long-term growth. The program took place in the Business Innovation Park in Ras Bufontas Free Zone.

The program was carefully designed, and included discussions with various free zone officials, a presentation introducing the authority, its objectives and role, followed by tours in Ras Bufontas Free Zone, the Investor Relations Center, and the Business Innovation Park to learn about the infrastructure and services provided to investors, as well as visits to a number of companies operating in the free zone.

The delegation was received by QFZ’s Management members, led by Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Faisal Al-Thani, CEO of Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZ), who welcomed the students, saying:

“We are pleased to host a delegation of Executive Master’s Program in Leadership students from Qatar Leadership Center in Ras Bufontas Free Zone. We appreciate Qatar Leadership Centre’s outstanding efforts in developing leadership in various fields. At QFZ, we always adopt such initiatives that align with our efforts to support national cadres and provide promising young generations with the opportunity to closely understand the role of the authority in pushing the state’s efforts towards diversifying the economy and attracting foreign direct investment, and inspiring them to contribute to building a better future for the State of Qatar.”

For his part, Abdulla Mohammed AlBinali General Manager of Qatar Leadership Centre, added:

“We appreciate the cooperation with QFZ in organizing this visit and informative tours for Executive Master’s Program in Leadership students as an important step in developing their leadership skills and preparing them to effectively participate in various fields. Also, we appreciate the efforts of the authority in supporting our programs and providing opportunities for our students to learn about the business and investment environment in the free zones, contributing to preparing a generation of distinguished leaders to lead the country’s development process and contribute to achieving Qatar’s developmental goals for 2030.”

It is worth mentioning that QFZ seeks to support excellence and academic achievement in all fields, especially those related to creativity and innovation. This is demonstrated by QFZ’s efforts in attracting the best global companies to establish their businesses in the free zones in Qatar. The authority also seeks to establish centers of excellence in technical and technological training in partnership with major global companies such as Google Cloud, in addition to establishing centers for applied and scientific research such as ZE-KI among others, which support entrepreneurship initiatives.