Doha, 07 Nov 2012 QNB, QNB, the leading Bank in Qatar and the MENA region, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Qatar Society for the Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs to train and develop people with special needs and involve them in jobs that suit their type of disability.
QNB continues efforts to participate and contribute effectively in supporting the community, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and commitment to play an active role in the development of Qatari society by providing the best support it can provide.
After providing the agreed on training, QNB will employ people with special needs with the support and guidance of the Qatar Society for the Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs. QNB aims to help these individuals secure rewarding careers and integrate them better into society.
The memorandum was signed by Mr. Ali Rashid Al Mohannadi, QNB’s Executive General Manager/Chief Operation Officer and Mr. Rabia Bin Mohd Al Kaabi, the Deputy Chairman of the Qatar Society for the Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs.
Mr. Al Mohannadi stated that QNB aims at encouraging this important category of the society, who has special talents and skills, helping them to be more self confident and more giving, providing, at the same time, the life they have always dreamed of.
For his part, Mr. Al Kaabi, highlighted QNB’s blessed initiative, as a great opportunity to continue supporting people with special needs and provide more vacancies in future, a matter that will boost their self estimation and encourage then to play a bigger role in this society.
Mr. Al Kaabi also stressed that QNB was one of the first institutions that offered to employ people with special needs and supported all other activities related to them.
This step comes in line with the Bank’s vision towards this category, achieving their aspirations and provide the environment that perfectly suits them.
The Qatar Society for the Rehabilitation of People with Special Needs strives to offer employment opportunities to people with several types of physical disabilities, with the aim of enhancing their lives by helping them achieve personal satisfaction from their work and know that the can rely on a stable source of income.
QNB believes that people with special needs are an integral part of the nation's social makeup and deserve equal employment opportunities to fulfill their potential and to perform alongside all other employees.
A number of QNB officials had earlier visited the Society to discuss the potential of these candidates, both in terms of skills and qualifications, in addition to reviewing specific areas in which the Bank can support and advance the employment of people with varying forms of disabilities.