Doha, - The Diplomatic Institute of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched its Second Constitutive Program for 2016 with participation of 30 trainees from the Ministry staff and some relevant institutions.

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi inaugurated the new program in the presence of HE Director of the Diplomatic Institute Dr. Hassan bin Ibrahim Al Mohannadi, and HE Director of the Human Resources Department Abdulaziz bin Abdul-Qader Al Ahmad.

In welcoming remarks, HE the Secretary-General stressed the importance of preparing diplomats in a scientific and well-studied way for a better performance in their tasks, and for an honorable and effective representation of the State of Qatar that reflects its status of excellence and its vital role in the international community.

He noted that the training courses are designed to increase the diplomats' knowledge of the concepts of international relations, and introduce them to the grounds in dealings between states and international organizations and bodies, and others.

He underlined the importance of active participation, self-learning and the acquisition of foreign language skills along with the importance of developing the Arabic language skills as the mother tongue.

Since its establishment, the Diplomatic Institute organized nine constituent programs aiming to support the Foreign Ministry with new qualified employees, enabling them to perform their tasks efficiently and effectively.

Source: Qatar News Agency