ISLAMABAD, Nov 17 (APP): Gulf Air and INJAZ Pakistan have collaborated for the first time in an annual competition which is based on INJAZ Al-Arab’s internationally acclaimed Company Programme and is called the INJAZ Al-Arab Young Entrepreneurs Competition 2016.
Gulf Air is sponsoring tickets for the students and INJAZ Pakistan officials, who are participating in the competition that is to be held in Manama, Bahrain, a statement of the company issued here on Thursday said.
The INJAZ Al-Arab Young Entrepreneurs Competition is the culmination of six months of experiential learning and application based on INJAZ Al-Arab’s internationally acclaimed Company Programc, which is executed by a select group of corporate mentors who work with students on establishing, marketing and liquidating a real business.
The Competition is an annual celebration of the achievements of students who participated in and won the National Company Program Competition in their countries after demonstrating sound knowledge in business planning, market research, marketing, sales and feasibility studies.
Saleem Motiwala, Country Manager Gulf Air Pakistan, stated: “Gulf Air is always looking for opportunities to support and assist new talent in Pakistan. Pakistan is the land of intelligent and enterprising youth; and through continued encouragement and support, Gulf Air aims to providing them many more such opportunities to succeed”.
Uzma Khan, CEO INJAZ Pakistan, stated: “We are very grateful to Gulf Air for their support throughout this project and we look forward to making this a sustainable and continuing mutual collaboration. This partnership will provide the Pakistani team from Bahria University an opportunity to compete and display their entrepreneurial skills at the international regional competition hosted by INJAZ Al-Arab in Bahrain.”
INJAZ Pakistan partners together with the local business community, corporate volunteers and educators to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in the global economy.
INJAZ Pakistan is a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide (JA), the world’s largest organisation dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs.
JA was set up in 1919 and reaches over 10 million students annually across more than 120 countries.
INJAZ Pakistan is also part of INJAZ Al-Arab, a network of 15 MENA (Middle East North Africa) countries working on a common mission to prepare and inspire young people to succeed in a global economy. Founded in 2012, INJAZ Pakistan, an initiative and incubatee of the Aman Foundation, INJAZ Pakistan has since reached over 30,000 students across Pakistan.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, commenced operations in 1950, becoming one of the first commercial airlines established in the Middle East.
Today, Gulf Air is a major international carrier serving 40 cities in
23 countries spanning three continents.
The airline operates one of the largest networks in the Middle East,
with double daily flights or more to 10 regional cities, in addition to select destinations in the Indian Subcontinent and Europe, from its hub at Bahrain International Airport.
Gulf Air serves all its destinations with a combination wide and narrow body fleet totalling 28 modern aircraft. Renowned for its traditional Arabian hospitality, evidenced by the airline’s signature family and business friendly products, Gulf Air is committed to being an industry leader and developing products and services that reflect the evolving
needs and aspirations of its passengers.
Gulf Air connects Bahrain to the world and, as such, is a key national infrastructure asset, serving as a powerful driver for the economy and supporting the Kingdom’s on-going economic growth.
Gulf Air has been the Title Sponsor of the FORMULA 1 GULF AIR BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX ever since it made history as the first Formula 1 Grand Prix to be held in the Middle East in 2004. In addition, the airline has been Official Carrier of the biennial Bahrain International Airshow since it was first held in 2010.