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Qatar Gov. Grants QR18m To QR To Train Pilots

Fri Sep 13, 2002 1:24 am

Qatar Government Allocates QR 18 Million To Train Nationals As Pilots

Aviation Gulf - Doha (12-09-02): Qatar's government has allocated an annual grant QR 18 million to train Qatari Nationals as pilots, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker told a conference of the airline's pilots, held at the Ritz Carlton hotel recently.

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Pretty interesting move IMO, this is part of the government's "Qatarization" program which encourages firms to employ more Qatari's.

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