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UAE: Employing 3,103 citizens in the private sector within 4 months
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The Secretary-General of the Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council, Ghannam Al Mazrouei, announced that there are 140 companies and institutions in the private sector that have responded to the government program to support the private sector “Nafis.”

The Secretary-General of the Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council, Ghannam Al Mazrouei, announced that there are 140 companies and institutions in the private sector that have responded to the government program to support the private sector “Nafis.” More than 3,103 citizens have been employed in the private sector in just four months in various professional sectors, and the program is still running To strengthen partnership with various private sector institutions, and calls for creating job opportunities, training and development on the platform, and investing in national talents in professions that require technical, technical and administrative skills.

During his speech at the Leaders Forum, which was organized by the Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training yesterday in Abu Dhabi, Al Mazrouei confirmed that more than 16,000 citizens have registered on the platform to benefit from the program's benefits.

He said, "Currently, the number of citizens benefiting from the platform's support programs has reached 1,750 who have met the eligibility requirements since the actual registration began at the end of last October."

Al Mazrouei also confirmed the provision of jobs for 29,800 citizens in the private sector until the end of last year, an increase of 10% over 2020.

He pointed out that "the (Nafis) plan is based on absorbing 75,000 citizens into private sector institutions during the next five years, at a rate of 15,000 annual jobs, and it is expected to raise the Emiratisation rate to reach 10% by the end of the specified period, as the program adopts a comprehensive approach to facilitate the enrollment mechanism." Citizens looking for work in the private sector,” calling on the beneficiary citizens to take the initiative to register in the program.

The Nafes electronic platform allows registration within minutes using the digital identity.