QIIB and Lusail University sign a memorandum of understanding for cooperation and exchanging experiences


Al-Mesaifri: We are pleased with this broad collaboration with Lusail University.

Prof Nitham Hindi: We are delighted to collaborate with QIIB across various fields.


DOHA: Qatar Islamic International Bank (QIIB) and Lusail University have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) outlining joint cooperation between the two parties, which contributes towards strengthening the role of both entities in attaining their goals, serving the Qatari community, enhancing contribution to development and achieving the objectives of Qatar National Vision 2030.

The MoU was signed by Ali Hamad al-Mesaifri, Head of Human Resources and Administration Affairs at QIIB, and Prof. Nizam Hindi, Provost of Lusail University, in the presence of senior officials from both sides.

The MoU covers several areas of cooperation, including mutual exchange of experiences and information, which promotes scientific and research cooperation,  as well as joint coordination in organising seminars and workshops, giving lectures and training courses, supporting students and disseminating the culture of volunteerism, training and rehabilitation, in addition to other relevant areas.

Al-Mesaifri, commenting the MOU signing, said, "We are pleased to collaborate with a distinguished education institution such as Lusail University, and to have our cooperation defined in broad frameworks that serve our aspirations in QIIB to take part in our country's renaissance in various areas, particularly in higher education which is of exceptional importance for the comprehensive renaissance experienced by our country.

"At QIIB, serving the Qatari community and supporting activities that add value to this community remain at the top of our priorities. Undoubtedly, Lusail University, being a prominent higher education institution in Qatar, is entitled to receive the support and backing of various profit organisations. Hence, the importance of the partnership between a profit institution such as QIIB and Lusail University as national higher education institution with a mission of educating young people in order to prepare them to play an active role in serving their country and community," he noted.

Al-Mesaifri confirmed that QIIB will cooperate closely and efficiently with Lusail University with an eye towards implementing the MOU objectives, in a way that achieve the maximum benefits and outcome for target group, and ultimately for our community and country.”

He further expressed his sincere appreciation to the management at Lusail University for extending bridges of cooperation with QIIB and their keenness to achieve the objectives of the memorandum of understanding signed between the two parties.

On his part, Prof. Nitham Hindi, Lusail University provost, said, "we are delighted to sign this MoU with QIIB, one of the leading banks in the field of Islamic finance. We look forward to a long-term collaboration that will benefit both parties and enable Lusail University to provide high-quality education and provide the labour market with graduates with skills and knowledge abilities required in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Thanks to our strategic partners, Lusail University is determined to become a leader in delivering outstanding leadership-based and innovation-driven education.” He further noted that the agreement with QIIB will be in the interests of students as well as faculty members and staff.  

Lusail University, along with its strategic partners, is currently offering a number of distinguished academic programs. The College of Commerce and Business offers a bachelor program in Business Administration in partnership with the University of Jordan, a bachelor program in Marketing and Distribution Techniques in partnership with Hassan II University in the Kingdom of Morocco, and a bachelor program in Supply Chain Management in partnership with Shippensburg University, USA. The College of Law offers two bachelor's programs in both public and private law in partnership with Hassan II University. The College of Education and Arts offers a bachelor program in teaching English and another program in French studies. In addition to the bachelor program in Law offered by The University of Paris 1 Sorbonne Pantheon. The teaching languages in Lusail University are Arabic, English and French.

At the end of the MoU signing ceremony, commemorative plaques and souvenirs were exchanged between the representatives of QIIB and Lusail University.