Ramallah – Deputy Governor of Palestine Monetary Authority Dr. Riyad Abu Shehadah opened today at Palestine Monetary Authority training program for more than forty accounting, business administration, banking finance and economy students from Birzeit University. The program is four weeks long and allows students to experience firsthand the work of the departments of Palestine Monetary Authority.
Dr. Abu Shehadah said that Palestine Monetary Authority had always promoted cooperation with Palestinian universities through such activities and training programs because, for Palestine Monetary Authority, students were among the most important groups of the society for their role in building national institutions. Dr. Abu Shehadah also spoke about the agreements and memoranda of understanding signed by Palestine Monetary Authority and most universities, which aimed to strengthen cooperation relations and enhance students’ skills to meet labor market demands by addressing theoretical and practical aspects of students’ studies. Dr. Abu Shehadah added that training programs had been part of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy in Palestine and Palestine Monetary Authority’s corporate social responsibility towards universities and other national institutions.