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IBS Director meets with Scholarship Program Graduates

KUWAIT: The Director-General of the Institute of Banking Studies, Prof Dr Yaqoub S Y Alrefaei, met the graduates of the “Scholarship Program for Kuwaitis Pursuing a Master’s Degree” on June 20, 2022.  He congratulated them on their graduation from the best universities in the world.

This is the fifth batch of this program, one of the “Kafa’a” initiative launched by the Central Bank of Kuwait, in cooperation with Kuwaiti banks, with implementation supervised by the Institute of Banking Studies. The program aims to create distinguished national cadres and competencies that are capable of contributing to and supporting the development process in the State of Kuwait, and that can actively participate in building their country.

Prof Alrefaei congratulated the graduates on their graduation, which was a challenge for them that was not easy to achieve, but they worked and persevered until they achieved this difficult feat by graduating from the best international universities in the year 2021, and he wished them continued success. The graduates are:

– Mohammad Abdullah Al-Ghunaim, graduated from:

University of Melbourne, Australia

Major: Master of Management (Finance)

– Sulaiman Khaled Boodai, graduated from:

Durham University, United Kingdom

Major: MSc Islamic Finance and Management

– Mohammad Saud Al-Hamad, graduated from:

Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Major: Master of Business Administration

– Abdulrahman Abdulmalek Al-Tulaihi, graduated from:

Durham University, United Kingdom

Major: MSc Islamic Finance

It is worth mentioning that this program is held with the aim of sending Kuwaiti graduates to obtain master’s degrees from the best international universities, according to international classifications in these fields, which enriches the participants’ experience and contributes to preparing them to work efficiently and professionally and to serve our beloved country, whether in the public or private sectors.

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