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Qabayan Radio 94.3 FM, Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers extend collaboration

Doha, Qatar – June 26, 2024 – In a significant step towards strengthening ties and mutual support, Qabayan Radio 94.3 FM and the Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Qatar Chapter have renewed their collaboration for another year. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Mr. Salim Kainikkara, Managing Director of Qabayan Radio, and Engr. Patrick Luis Z. Soriano, President of PIChE. The signing ceremony took place at the Qabayan Radio office, marking the continuation of a productive partnership.

Left Photo: Mr. Salim Kainikkara, Managing Director of Qabayan Radio (L), and Engr. Patrick Luis Z. Soriano, PIChE President

Qabayan Radio 94.3 FM, a prominent Filipino radio station in Qatar, has been a vital platform for the Filipino community, offering news, entertainment, and educational content. The station has played a crucial role in connecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and promoting Filipino music, arts, and culture in the country. Through this renewed collaboration, Qabayan Radio aims to further its commitment to serving the Filipino community and enhancing professional growth.

Engr. Patrick Luis Z. Soriano, the president of PIChE Qatar, emphasized the importance of this partnership in fostering professional development among Filipino chemical engineers in Qatar. Over the past two years, Qabayan Radio has been instrumental in promoting PIChE Qatar's events and programs, reaching out to fellow chemical engineers and other Filipino expatriates. PIChE Qatar has been proactive in providing continuing education, networking opportunities, and support to its members, ensuring they stay updated with the latest advancements in the field.

Key officials of Qabayan Radio and PIChE Qatar

The MoU outlines a framework for cooperation, supporting and promoting each other through joint events and programs for the Filipino community, as well as educational activities such as seminars.

During the signing ceremony, Mr. Salim Kainikkara expressed his enthusiasm for the continued partnership, highlighting the shared vision of both organizations in uplifting the Filipino community in Qatar. He noted that this collaboration not only benefits engineers but also enriches the content offered by Qabayan Radio, making it a more valuable resource for its listeners.

The renewed MoU between Qabayan Radio 94.3 FM and PIChE Qatar is a testament to the enduring commitment of both organizations to empower the Filipino community in Qatar through radio, educational programs, career development, and more.



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