Kuwaitis trained at banks for year before employment
Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait and Chairman of the Institute of Banking Studies Dr Yousef Al-Hashel has declared start of enrolling the sixth batch of newly-graduated students seeking qualification to work in banking.
The planned course is part of a broad program to train and employ Kuwaiti citizens in the sector “and constitutes fruit of continuing cooperation between the Central Bank and the Kuwaiti banks,” he said in a statement on Saturday, affirming that the sector “shoulders responsibilities in various realms related to serving the society by preparing national cadres capable of contributing to development in the State of Kuwait,” he said.
The program aims at selecting “elite graduates, trailing them and sharpening their skills to serve in the banking sector, with theoretical and field activities at Kuwaiti and renowned international banks for a year,” Hashel said, noting the approach to train “promising leaders in the profession.” The program, managed by the institute, is co-executed by the CBK and Kuwaiti banks. — KUNA
Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait Dr Yousef Al-Hashel