Emirates News Agency – Qualified national staff are at the forefront of the UAE’s historic achievements

From the Reports Section: Abu Dhabi, May 16 / WAM / Qualified national staff continue to be at the forefront of the UAE’s outstanding achievements in all areas of development, proving that it’s a matter of responsibility and trust by wise leadership to achieve the country’s development goals over the coming decades.

After years of planning and work, the UAE has managed to create a generation of national competencies and talents that have proven their presence and excellence in the most accurate and complex scientific and technological fields such as space exploration, aviation, nuclear energy. and other areas.

– cosmic space ..

The launch of the “KhalifaSat” satellite, which is considered the first with full production from the Emirates, marked the beginning of the phase of industrialization and development of space technologies in the country, as this step created a starting point for ambitious space projects, which is currently happening through construction of the satellite “MBZ-Sat”. It is being developed and built entirely by a team of Emirates space systems development engineers, consisting of 70 engineers with over 15 years of experience, as well as a ground station and Satellite Operations Management team, consisting of 35 engineers, in addition to a team managers consisting of 40 people.

As part of the UAE’s mission to explore the moon, national cadres managed to design and build the Rashid Explorer, with 100 percent effort from the Emirates, which, once launched, will be the first Arab explorer to lands on the lunar surface, with the Mission of capturing images and data first of its kind in areas being explored for the first time, using the latest technologies and equipment. Innovative, including sensor and communication systems.

At “Hope Probe”, about 200 Emirati engineers and researchers worked hard to reach the red planet, as it entered on February 9, 2021 a record of great achievements in the UAE and the Arab world, with the arrival of the Emirates probe in Mars and the beginning of its mission aims to build the human resources of the Emirates High efficiency in the field of space technology, knowledge development, research and space applications that benefit humanity.

– Nuclear Energy ..

A report released by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation showed that more than 2,000 UAEs participated in the Barakah peaceful nuclear power plant project over the past ten years, in addition to the existence of more than a thousand jobs for it. develop future energy sector leaders and many new career paths for qualified Emirati youth.

In a similar context, the percentage of citizens of the Federal Nuclear Regulatory Authority at the end of 2021 was approximately 72 percent, as the authority continues to develop the skills of national cadres in the peaceful nuclear sector in line with its field objectives. of capacity building and sustainability.

– Aviation ..

The aviation industry sector is one of the most prominent sectors in the country, which has registered a prominent and active presence of the people of the Emirates. , found that the total national staff in the company accounted for 64 per cent of the total employees, at a time when women from the UAE make up 88 per cent of this percentage.

In recent years, the UAE has witnessed the launch of many programs and plans to increase the skills and competitiveness of national staff and enable them to occupy jobs in various fields, whether in the government sector or in institutions. private sector.

– “National employment” ..

In 2018, the UAE launched the National Employment Strategy 2031, which aims to provide national human resources with the skills required for the job market by promoting lifelong learning programs, training in future skills, designing programs developing skills and focusing on attracting talent and excellence. skills by increasing the proportion of knowledge and cultural diversity.

In light of the expectations that the number of national workforce working in government and private agencies will reach about 610,000 male and female citizens by 2031, the National Employment Strategy will seek to increase the percentages of citizen participation in the labor market promoting women’s participation and increasing emirate rates in value-added economic sectors and strategic affairs, the most important of which are the energy, communication, technology, transport and storage sectors, as well as the financial, health and education sectors , in addition to the jobs that the UAE government will create in the areas of artificial intelligence, space, digital transactions (blockchain) and advanced science.

– “compete”

As part of the “50 projects”, the UAE announced “Nafis”, a program of the federal government that aims to increase the competitiveness of national staff, enable them to fill jobs in private sector institutions and enable this sector to be a key driver in emerging. the UAE process over the next 50 years.

The program allocates 24 billion dirhams to 13 programs and development initiatives aimed at attracting 75,000 citizens over the next five years, at a rate of 15,000 jobs per year, encouraging young citizens, whether graduates or government sector workers, to take advantage employment opportunities. available to the private sector to penetrate pioneering fields or launch their own projects, which is a qualitative addition to the national economy.

– “Emirates Experts” …

The year 2019 witnessed the launch of the “Emirates Experts” program, which aims to prepare a diverse base of national advisory staff, who contribute to advancing development in various sectors in the country.

The program is a qualitatively new path that supports national development trends towards the future and is based on a modern vision to attract, strengthen and develop national talents in more empowered, mature and creative stages.

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