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July 9, 2013

Source: Saudi Gazette

Mobily CEO Khalid Al Kaf and Dr. Ahmed Saleh Yamani, Rector of Prince Sultan University (third & fourth from left), flanked by other company executives and school officials, pose for a group photo after the signing of accord.

RIYADH – As part of its social responsibility initiatives and support for young Saudis to gain professional experience, Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) signed a strategic agreement with Prince Sultan University (PSU) to sponsor students enrolled at Prince Salman Education for Employment Training Program.

The agreement was signed Monday at PSU campus in Riyadh in the presence of Mobily CEO Khalid Al Kaf and Dr. Ahmed Saleh Yamani, Rector of Prince Sultan University.

Under the agreement, Mobily will enrich the program by adding SAP training course which enables the trainees to obtain 11 professional certificates that have high demand in the Saudi job market and which help students to become business pioneers in the future. The SAP software manages business operations and customer relations and its company is one of the largest software companies in the world.

Al Kaf stressed that the synergy between the public and private sectors contributes significantly to reduce the unemployment rates among young people, noting that Mobily takes this aspect through the provision of opportunities for job within the company or to support distinctive programs that deal with this matter. He added that Education for Employment Training Program is one of the great opportunities for college students to hone their skills and gain experience.

Education for Employment Training Program is one of the distinctive programs that are available through PSU. It is an initiative launched to arm fresh graduates of all universities with certificates to have better job positions. The program offers training courses in various applications such as Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Juniper, and SAP. It also includes theoretical and practical training, in addition to intensive English language courses and self-development skills. – SG

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