QM Chairman HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, and ExxonMobil Qatar Chairman and CEO Dominic Genetti made the announcement during an official ceremony at QM earlier this week.
As part of this partnership, ExxonMobil Qatar will become the exclusive sponsor of the museum’s Sustainability and Valuing the Environment gallery, a space that will focus on the natural environment and biodiversity.
The gallery’s goals are consistent with those of ExxonMobil Qatar’s values ââto protect Qatar’s natural environment and marine life – including its iconic dugong population – and educate students and the general public about the importance of sustainability for the future of our planet.
In addition, the gallery is linked to ExxonMobil Qatar’s commitment to the development of education – particularly in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects – to advance the goals. of the Qatar National Vision 2030 and its human development pillar.
In a statement, HE Sheikha al-Mayassa said, âExxonMobil Qatar supports the ethics of Qatar museums in sustainability and environmental awareness. Once opened, the gallery will educate children and families about Qatar’s natural habitat and how we can all do our part to save the environment.
Genetti said, âThe Qatar Children’s Museum will provide endless opportunities for learning and creative discovery, and we are proud to be part of such an important national project. We are also delighted to sponsor a space at the museum that will spark love and curiosity for nature and help children become aware of the environment and motivate them to take action to preserve it. We hope he will be very busy and wish him every success in the future â.
ExxonMobil Qatar and QM have a common vision of preserving Qatari culture and heritage which is reflected in their collaborations. In June, ExxonMobil Research Qatar (EMRQ) and QM worked closely to present the highly successful Seagrass Tales, Dugong Trails – an exhibit that highlighted the cultural and environmental significance of dugongs – at the Qatar National Museum. ExxonMobil is also the platinum sponsor of Qatar – USA Year of Culture 2021 – a QM initiative.