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NewsQatar News Agency opens Qena training halls

Qatar News Agency opens Qena training halls

Qatar News Agency (QNA) opened QNA training halls at the agency’s headquarters in Al-Dafna area, in line with the agency’s vision to develop its media cadres and raise their efficiency, by offering specialized quality training programs and using professional trainers and experts in the field of training. His Excellency Mr. Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Rumaihi, Director General of Qatar News Agency, confirmed, during the opening of Qena training halls in the presence of a number of agency officials, that this step comes within the framework of the agency’s plans and aspirations to create a creative environment in journalistic work through continuous training, which keeps pace with the latest developments in the field. the field of media, and according to best practices in this regard. He added that the Qatar News Agency will spare no effort in providing the most efficient lecturers and trainers in various media disciplines, and adhere to standards of quality, performance and excellence, in addition to employing its theoretical and practical expertise in the field of journalistic work that extends for nearly half a century. He pointed out that training is one of the main pillars that media institutions need in light of the rapid developments taking place in the field of media at the global level, in addition to keeping pace with the great development the country is witnessing in the field of journalism and media, which requires qualifying cadres and building media capabilities in various agencies. His Excellency pointed out that Qena training halls will train graduates of the press and media departments in the country who wish to join the Qatar News Agency or other various state agencies that show a desire to qualify their cadres working in the departments of information, communication and public relations. His Excellency the Director General of Qatar News Agency said: "We look forward to the halls being a destination for journalistic and media training in the country, to contribute to building capacities and media cadres in various institutions through professional training programs and according to strict professional standards, in a way that contributes to achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.". For her part, Khadija Hussein Abdullah, training officer in Qena, said: Qena training halls, each of which can accommodate 20 trainees, have been allocated in the current period, to raise the efficiency and develop the capabilities of the Qatar News Agency employees, through the use of specialized trainers and experts from inside Qatar, noting He pointed out that the halls are equipped with the latest devices and technologies in order to provide professional courses in an integrated professional training environment. On the sidelines of the opening of Qena training halls, a specialized training course was held for employees of the Qatar News Agency, entitled Preparing Financial Accounts Using Excel, in cooperation with the Institute of Public Administration at the Civil Service and Government Development Bureau. A training workshop on artificial intelligence was also held, in cooperation with Microsoft Qatar, to inform the staff of the Qatar News Agency on the latest uses of this advanced technology, which is called “robot journalism.” accompanying the news, in addition to the uses of this technology in verifying information, images, translating different languages, and its multiple uses also in social media. To find out more about the quality of training programs offered by Qna Training Halls, please contact: [email protected]

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