Doha, Qatar, 19th February 2020 – Alfardan Group recently signed a partnership agreement with Qatar Foundation for the inauguration of the Group’s ‘Tariqi’ program. In celebration of the partnership, Sheikh Salman Bin Hassan Al-Thani, Chief Financial Officer of Qatar Foundation, led Mr. Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group, on a tour of Qatar Foundation Headquarters. The tour was also attended by the management of both organizations
The agreement paves the way for Alfardan Group to join hands with Qatar Foundation in their shared vision of developing the human capital of Qatar through ‘Tariqi’; a sponsorship program dedicated to funding students from all around the world to complete their undergraduate studies in Qatar. Tariqi is the manifestation of Alfardan Group’s philosophy of investing in the education, career opportunities, and the dreams of the next generation. An endeavor that Alfardan Group has been active in for over 15 years.
“The power of businesses with a purpose has never been clearer. We believe in using the strength of our legacy to advocate for broader positive change, inspire other businesses, and make a difference in our communities,” said Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO of Alfardan Group.
Alfardan Group, which operates in various sectors such as jewellery, automotive, property development, hospitality, exchange, marine and healthcare, will also introduce the recipients of its scholarship to the professional world through internships and job opportunities within the group and its many subsidiaries.
Sheikh Salman Bin Hassan AlThani, Chief Financial Officer, Qatar Foundation, said: “Qatar Foundation is dedicated to supporting the human and social development of Qatar through providing quality education and opportunities for everyone – especially young people – to realize their full potential. The Tariqi program reflects our vision, our values, and our belief in the power of knowledge, and we are delighted to be partnering with Alfardan Group to provide students from throughout the world to shape their future in Qatar.”