June 13, 2024

Abu Dhabi Chamber raises Emiratisation rates in Private Sector

Source https://www.abudhabichamber.ae/

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry located in Abu Dhabi has recently organised an awareness session on increasing Emiratisation rates in the private sector in cooperation with the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, and the Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council.

Held at the Chamber’s tower in Abu Dhabi, the awareness session was attended by Sameh Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Director-General of Economic Affairs at ADDED; Ghanam Butti Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of the Emirati Talent Competitive Council; and Mohamed Hakeem, Director of Absher at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, along with a large number of businesses and entrepreneurs operating in diverse sectors in the UAE.

The event was attended by large number of businesses and entrepreneurs operating in diverse sectors in the UAE. Source

Reportedly, a number of key topics were discussed during the session including an overview of Nafis and its benefits in encouraging young Emirati talents to join the private sector and how to increase Emiratisation rate in private sector establishments.

In his opening remarks, Helal Mohamed Al Hameli, Deputy Director-General for Advisory Centres and Councils at the Abu Dhabi Chamber, said that Emiratisation is one of the UAE’s most important key performance indicators, noting that the government has been adopting a comprehensive scientific approach to train its national cadres in diverse sectors to unleash their potentials and become the key driver of the economic development process in the UAE.

He added that over the past few years, the UAE has amended several legislations and implemented financial support scheme in addition to other benefits to drive work opportunities for both young and experienced Emiratis in the private sector.

“As part of these ongoing efforts, and among the ‘Projects of the 50’, the government in the UAE has announced the launch of the comprehensive federal program ‘NAFIS’ (or compete in Arabic), for which the UAE has allocated AED24 billion to support the private sector and create 75,000 job opportunities for Emiratis over the coming few years to enable them to occupy jobs well-suited for their talents in the private sector,” he added.




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