Communicating & Engaging in New Solutions for Developing Human Capital
The People Development Roundtable held under the high patronage of His Excellency Eng. Tarek El Molla took place in Cairo on 13th December 2016. The roundtable took upon itself a mission to identify alternative ways to transform mechanisms for building human capital for Egypt’s oil and gas industry.
In the opening speeches, the key partners Egypt Oil&Gas (EOG) and Oil&Gas Skills (OGS) defined the framework of the debate. According to Eng. Mohamed Badr, Oil&Gas Skills Chairman, “people development is the most important element of any serious development plans, which can be achieved through two positive tools; education and training.” In fact, “people development has become mandatory for Egypt’s future development.”
“We [the government] have recognized that building a world class human capital is one of crucial assets which will remain a cornerstone of the oil and gas sector modernization success,” as noted by Eng. Mohamed Mounes, Undersecretary for Production, Ministry of Petroleum, who delivered a presentation by Oil Minister, Tarek El Molla.
Indeed, “equipment and assets have no value without people,” stated Eng. Tarek El Hadidy, CEO of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and expressed hope that the event will present some directions to work towards in the future, with the help of Egyptian industry’s partners.
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