TotalEnergies holds museum visit for members of Qatari Autism Society
05 Oct 2021 – 8:53
Members of Qatari Autism Society with other officials during a museum visit organised by TotalEnergies.
Doha: TotalEnergies and Qatari Autism Society have started a new collaboration in order to support members with Autism through organising more socially- inclusive events.
This partnership was kickstarted through customised visits for the Society members and their families to discover ‘Mal Lawal 3 exhibition ‘and other cultural exhibitions at the National Museum of Qatar in the month of September.
These exhibitions shed light on the nation’s rich heritage and culture, and provides a vibrant and immersive space, so that diverse communities can come together and experience Qatar’s past, present and future.
Umm Jassim, a parent of a child with Autism who attended the visit commented: “I would like thank TotalEnergies, Qatar Autism Society and National Museum of Qatar for providing us the opportunity for this interesting visit. Our children have thoroughly enjoyed the experience of discovering their heritage as well as participating and contributing according to their abilities. We are optimistic that our youth will get more chances to learn about their history and their traditions, and we look forward to more such organized activities in the future.”
This initiative comes as TotalEnergies is committed to various pillars of sustainable development, arched on efforts to promote social inclusion for all.
Following the visit, Matthieu Bouyer, Managing Director of TotalEnergies EP Qatar and Country Chair said: “Our goal is to support our host community through initiatives that benefit all members of the society. We are delighted to do our part to help youth discover Qatar’s rich culture through NMoQ’s exhibitions, which are dedicated to telling the unique story of Qatar’s heritage and its people. This initiative is part of our strong Corporate social responsibility program that promotes youth inclusion but also education, culture, biodiversity and sport.
“I would like thank Qatar Museums, particularly H E Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani, Chairperson, and Ahmad Al Namla, CEO, for hosting this visit at the National Museum of Qatar. We look forward to having more fruitful collaborations with both Qatar Autism society, and Qatar Museums”.
Ahmad Al Namla, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Museums (QM) commented: “Qatar Museums was delighted to host members of Qatar Autism Society who were given the opportunity to explore the National Museum of Qatar and the Mal Lawal 3 exhibition. Through its extensive outreach initiatives, Qatar Museums is committed to inclusion, delivering culturally enriching experiences to all members of the wider community.”