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The UAE government announces new benefits for workers in the private sector
UAE government

The UAE government has announced a set of projects for the employment and training of citizens in the country's private sector with the provision of bonuses, allowances and privileges.

The UAE government announced the launch of the second package of strategic initiatives and projects among the 50 projects announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, many ministers and officials from the relevant authorities, and the participation of local, regional and international media.

The announcement included a set of projects for the employment and training of citizens in the private sector in the country, with the provision of bonuses, allowances and privileges, including:

project that gives citizen employees in the federal government the possibility of obtaining full-time leave for “self-employment” with the support of 50% of the salaries

Allocating an amount of 24 billion dirhams to accommodate 75,000 young citizens within a national program called "Nafis", which includes 13 projects.

A new project that gives citizen employees in the federal government the possibility of early retirement “50 years” to devote themselves to managing private projects with the government bearing the difference in retirement years

Launching a program to support the salaries of citizens in the private sector, with priorities for citizens looking for work

A project to allocate allowances for the children of workers in the private sector

Additional fixed bonuses of 5,000 dirhams for citizens working in certain specialties in the private sector for a period of 5 years

One billion and 200 million dirhams specialized and professional training programs for young citizens in a number of specializations in the private sector

A project to develop 10,000 national cadres in the nursing sector