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MENAFN - Qatar News Agency - 18/02/2014
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(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) HE President of Burkina Faso Blaise Compaore paid today a visit to Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, as part of his official visit to Qatar.

Engineer Jassim Telefat, Group Executive Director of Qatar Foundation Capital Projects and Facilities Management, received the President and his delegation at the Qatar Foundation Visitor Centr

During the visit President, Compaore listened to a presentation outlining the vision and mission of Qatar Foundatio

He was also introduced to its many initiatives, community development plans, scientific research programmes, and sustainability and environmental conservation solution

After the presentation, His Excellency and his delegation were shown an impressive 3D scale model of the current educational and research buildings in addition to future construction projects at Qatar Foundatio

President Compaore described his visit as a pleasant occasion, enabling him to observe Qatar Foundation's efforts and contributions in unlocking human potential both locally and globall

He stressed that the Foundation's efforts play an important role in harnessing peace for the benefit of mankin

"Education and knowledge are the key drivers of development in the world," he sai

"We must strive to share this knowledge in the interest of mankin

Cooperation between nations will make the world a better place and we strive to be a part of this mutual exchange of knowledg

We look forward to collaborating with Qatar Foundation and are already active in various arenas, especially in relation to education and community development." At the end of the visit, President Compaore signed Qatar Foundation's Visitors' book and was presented with an honorary gift


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