Qatar Development Fund (QDF) signed agreement to support scholarship costs of Qatar Aeronautical Academy for 10 students from Swaziland. This covers tuition and living costs for the students within the specific period of study until graduation, in co-ordination with Swaziland government.
The agreement was signed by director general of the Qatar Aeronautical Academy Sheikh Jabor bin Hamad al-Thani, director of QDF’s fund development projects Misfir Hamad al-Shahwani and Swaziland ambassador Felizwe P Dlamini.
By signing this agreement, QDF seeks to build capacity and increase the competencies of students in Swaziland in the civil aviation field with the aim of enhancing development efforts in Swaziland through supporting tuition costs, in collaboration with Qatar Aeronautical Academy.
He added that the grant is part of support for developing countries by focusing on education and investment in human development sector and is a support for the sustainable development efforts undertaken by Swaziland, in particular.