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UAE to create 20,000 jobs in the next three years – Sheikh Mohammed

UAE to create 20,000 jobs in the next three years – Sheikh Mohammed

The new jobs will be created in the banking, aviation, telecommunications, insurance and real estate sectors

The UAE has announced plans to create 20,000 jobs for Emiratis across five industry sectors within the next three years, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has announced.

Sheikh Mohammed, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai made the announcement on Twitter following a cabinet meeting on Sunday.

The new jobs will be created in the banking, aviation, telecommunications, insurance and real estate sectors, he said.

“During a cabinet meeting I chaired today, we issued 10 resolutions to provide jobs for our citizens across different sectors,” Sheikh Mohammed said.

The cabinet also approved a fund of Dhs300m to train 18,000 citizens.

“We approved law amendments to ensure equal pensions and benefits to citizens in both government and private sectors. We will also provide more job opportunities for our citizens in the government sector,” he said.

“We will issue an annual index to measure employment of Emiratis and provide exceptional incentives to corporations and CEOs who support government directives,” he added.

Sheikh Mohammed also stressed that the UAE will “keep attracting global talents”.

“Supporting Emiratisation is not incompatible with our ongoing efforts to attract global talent in all fields,” said Sheikh Mohammed.

“Our economy is strong, its growth continues, and it provides millions of opportunities for citizens and residents,” he added.

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