ORYX GTL, the global energy leader, took its Qatarization strategy across international borders, participating as one of the sponsors of the 6th Annual Qatari Student Career Fair, London 2013. The event, held on the 22nd and 23rd February and organized by the Qatari Embassy in the UK, attracted several Oil and Gas companies and students studying at various Universities and colleges across the UK.
ORYX GTL's Chief Administrations Officer: Mr. Ahmed Ali Muhanadi, Human Resources Manager, Mr. Abdul hadi Barqan were amongst several ORYX GTL delegation who attended the event. As sponsors of the event, Mr. Ahmed Ali Muhanadi delivered a welcome speech while Mr. Abdul hadi Barqan gave a keynote presentation giving the audience a better view of ORYX GTL, its operations as well as the career and development opportunities available. The participants had ample opportunity to get career counseling and ask questions. A dinner reception was also hosted by ORYX GTL for all the participants.
ORYX GTL has a comprehensive undergraduate scholarship programme that provides opportunities to Qataris to study at leading international universities and colleges, in Qatar and abroad, in specialized disciplines which are crucial for ORYX GTL's business success. About 35 employees and students are currently studying at various universities and colleges in the UK as part of ORYX GTL's overseas scholarship and further education program, and some employees have completed their studies and joined the company. Presently, there are several qualified Qataris occupying key positions in ORYX GTL.
ORYX GTL is undoubtedly committed to the development of Qatar's young professionals with the aim of attracting, developing and retaining talented Qatari nationals, ultimately supporting the QNV 2030. Participation in events like this will further enhance and facilitate ORYX GTL's Qatarization programme, creating opportunities to reach out to young, brilliant nation-als, pursuing higher education abroad and raising their awareness of excel-lent career opportunities available in ORYX GTL. We make GTL the choice!