Kuwaitis trained at banks for year be­fore em­ploy­ment

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

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

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