More than 20,000 jobs to be created for UAE nationals

According to a report in the National, more than 20,000 jobs will be created for UAE nationals from 2013, in what the Minister of Labour has called the “year of Emiratisation”.

Companies and ministries creating jobs for UAE nationals next year include: Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airlways, Emirates Post, Federal Electricity and Water Authority, Abu Dhabi company for general services, Musanada, Al Jaber Group, Juma Al Majid Group, Dubai Ports World, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services, Al-Futtaim Group, Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group, Ben Hamouda, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company for Distribution, Al Habtoor Group, Free Zone, The National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology, Communications and Dolphin Group, Al Ghurair, Tecom Investments, Abu Dhabi Seaports

Saqr Ghobash, also the chairman of the board of trustees for the National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority, said the jobs had been secured in the public and private sectors over the next five years.


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