KUWAIT CITY, Sept 19: The tenth round of the Kuwaiti Graduates Development Program (KGDP) will be receiving applications of those interested in a career in banking as of September 19 and till November fourth 2021, the CBK announced Sunday. The program is within the “Kafa’a” Initiative, launched by the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) in cooperation with the Institute of Banking Studies and Kuwaiti banks. The CBK Governor and IBS Board Chairman Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel stated that KGDP was the best opportunity and option available to graduates wishing to enter the sector.
This, he said, was due to the diversity of its content and the actual hands-on training it provides at Kuwaiti banks and other renowned institutions in the field. The IBS is keen to cooperate with international banks of notable excellence in asset and wealth management and to sign training contracts with such institutions to guarantee such high-level skills and knowledge for the trainees. Regarding “Kafa’a” Initiative, Dr. Al-Hashel said its programs are catered to Kuwaitis employed in the finance and banking sector, as well as fresh graduates of finance and monetary specializations. (KUNA)