was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1972 to develop and maintain a worldwide network committed to the identification, development and transfer of knowledge, skills and technology to enhance personal growth, human performance, productivity and sustainable development.
President Mukherjee called upon the IFTDO
and Indian Society for Training and Development to continue to play the role of a catalyst in policy formulation and execution of human resource interventions to improve personal and organizational effectiveness.
Eight members of the BSTD will be present including Mrs Beri, former chairman of IFTDO
and CEO and executive advisor to BSTD Board Ebrahim Al Dossary, board member of IFTDO
and BSTD president Hussain Ismail, BSTD vice-president Mohammed Mahmood, BSTD board director Fathia Al Alawi, IFTDO
member and Gulf Air director of Human Resources Ahmed Al Banna, Duty Free head of marketing and Bahrain International Retail Development Centre general manager Adel Redha, Gulf Air head of Training and Development Suhair Khalfan alongside BSTD members and HR experts.
The 37th IFTDO
World Conference and Exhibition will significantly help raise awareness on the role of HRM and HRD in a knowledge economy.
Al-Duaij said IFTDO
was a "distinguished resource" in training and development.
The 37th IFTDO
conference is being held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Nasser Al Nafisee, the IFTDO
Chair of the Executive Board, added: "HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister's patronage of the conference and exhibition demonstrates his interest in the importance of human resources, integral to development throughout the world, as we are witnessing major advances in information technology.
The Premier welcomed the kingdom's hosting of the 45th annual IFTDO
World Conference and Exhibition.
He commended choosing Kuwait as IFTDO
president as a "pride to all of us
will present the award to the Premier in a ceremony today at the same venue.
He said IFTDO
is keen on holding regular meetings to exchange expertise
represents more than 500,000 professionals in 50 countries through its member organisations.