A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Institution of Engineers India (IEI) Qatar Chapter and Lean Construction Institute - Qatar (LCI-Qatar) recently.
The signing ceremony was conducted in the hybrid mode owing to the Covid-19 pandemic. Guests and office-bearers joined in person at the venue with over 100 members and engineers from Qatar, India, and other parts of the world joining in via Zoom online.
Abdul Sathar, chairman of IEI Qatar chapter, welcomed the delegates with an inspiring address, calling upon all members of the engineering profession as well as the wider community to utilise their skills, knowledge, and efforts for the welfare of society and humankind.
Dr Abdulla al-Sayed, LCI-Qatar president, highlighted the efforts of IEI Qatar as a high performing chapter of the organisation and also complimented the Government of Qatar for supporting the cause of the engineering profession in a big way.
He highlighted the importance for engineers to be aware of and prepared for the ever-changing engineering paradigms.
The MoU was signed by Dr Abdulla and Abdul Sathar. The ceremony was also addressed by Angelina Premalatha, consular of Indian embassy. She lauded the contribution of IEI Qatar Chapter to the Indian community in Qatar, including its engineers, towards strengthening and furthering the friendly relations between Qatar and India through their work. She commended the dedicated efforts of IEI Qatar Chapter in bringing together the engineering community through excellent events and meaningful themes despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 throughout the difficult period last year.
The event had the presence of Nishad Azeem, CEO Coastal Qatar; Abdulla Mohamed al-Baker, vice president of LCI-Qatar; Dr Luai EL Sabek, general secretary of LCI-Qatar; Ahmed Jassim al-Jolo, former president of Qatari Society of Engineers; Yaqoub Y al-Mulla, Abdulla al-Hajri, Azmy Ameer, executive director of OUC | Liverpool John Moores University; and Sunil Kulkarni from Qatari Diar. They congratulated LCI-Qatar and IEI for the mutual agreement and co-operation for the benefit of engineers’ community in Qatar.
Dr Abdul Hameed Pathiyil, secretary of IEI Qatar Chapter, compered and delivered the vote of thanks.
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