QFZA and Thales inaugurate Thales headquarters and Digital Competence Centre in Qatar Free Zones
QFZA, Thales inaugurate Thales headquarters and Digital Competence Centre in Qatar Free Zones
Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) and Thales held an inauguration ceremony for the Thales headquarters and the newly established Digital Competence Centre in Qatar Free Zones.
The centre was inaugurated by HE the Minister of State Ahmad bin Mohamed al-Sayed, also chairman of Qatar Free Zones Authority, and Patrice Caine, chairman and CEO of Thales in the presence of Frederic Sallet, CEO of Thales Qatar, as well as members of QFZA and Thales senior management.
The inauguration was followed by a tour in Thales’s new offices at the Business Innovation Park at the Ras Bufontas Free Zone.
Building on QFZA and Thales’ strategic collaboration agreement signed last year, the new centre will serve as a hub for digital innovation across digital security, mobility, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity sectors.
By fostering partnerships, facilitating the development of local digital competencies and creating skilled jobs, the centre will support the continued growth and development of Qatar’s technology sector.
Al-Sayed said, “We are thrilled to launch Thales’s Digital Competence Centre in Qatar Free Zones. The centre will contribute in creating skilled jobs and support the digital transformations of companies across the country and wider region. We look forward to the many exciting projects and achievements that.