‘Abu-Ghazaleh’ Signs MoU with the National Forum for Awareness and Development

27-Jan-2020

AMMAN – Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAG-KF) and the National Forum for Awareness and Development (NFAD) signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in holding events that empower the youth and build their capacities in line with the vision of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global).

The MoU was signed by TAG-KF Executive Director Mr. Fadi Daoud and representative of NFAD Dr. Mohammad Al-Bdour with the aim of strengthening cooperation, supporting relevant initiatives and organizing workshops and courses. 

During the signing ceremony, Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh praised the National Forum’s efforts in holding the National Youth Congress as well as its initiatives that enhance culture of volunteering and community service among the youth, expressing hopes that the ‘youth will continue and build on what we have already achieved’.

“Our intent to establish a technological factory in Jordan signifies our belief in two important things; first: our presence in a knowledge-based country in which His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, who continuously advocates for embracing knowledge, is the perfect role model. Second, our belief at TAG.Global in the viability of our national economy in Jordan, and as such we call on all businessmen to invest in it.” Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh said.

For his part, Dr. Al-Bdour expressed gratitude to Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh for his constant support for the youth by availing the Knowledge Forum for the service of the youth and the initiatives that contribute to the development of society. Additionally, he affirmed that the idea of holding the National Youth Congress and other national initiatives crystallize the vision of His Majesty on the active participation of the youth in public life to change their communities for the better. 

It is worth  mentioning that Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum (TAG-KF) was established in accordance with the initiative of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, TAG.Global Chairman, to provide a platform for dialogue and exchange of ideas and expertise between decision makers and leaders toward achieving cultural, educational and economic growth in Jordan. 

The National Forum for Awareness and Development is an independent entity that launches initiatives on national level in accordance with the priorities and needs of society. It embodies His Majesty King Abdullah II’s vision and thoughts. It includes a wide spectrum of thinkers and entrepreneurs from the private and public sectors as well as representatives from government institutions and security apparatus. The Forum was established with the aim of involving youth with political, social and development process by empowering them and enhancing their capacities.