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Pierre Choueiri recognized for advancing joint educational and capacity building endeavors in the UAE

September 05, 2016

Choueiri Group’s Chairman and CEO, Pierre Choueiri was recently honored with a Certificate of Distinguished Recognition for his meaningful role in the advancement of joint educational and capacity-building endeavors in the UAE, by the “University Leadership Consortium”.

Abu Dhabi 2016The annual event was held this year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Culture, Youth, and Knowledge Development and hosted at his Majlis in Abu Dhabi. The exclusive, by-invitation only gathering which took place on Monday, September 5, 2016, witnessed a grand turn out of leading business figures, top officials from the UAE’s most prominent academic and scientific universities, alongside other senior government officials. The event also welcomed the brightest graduates from the UAE’s most distinguished academic institutions (through the BUNYAN Initiative for the Capacity-Building of the Youth which His Highness launched earlier this year) and reiterated the UAE’s commitment to the empowerment of Emirati youth, as a key strategic national goal. Choueiri Group’s Chief Marketing Officer, Walid Yared, accepted the recognition certificate on behalf of Mr. Choueiri, who was unable to attend the event in person.