posted on 04/10/2012: 566 views
Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has ordered the creation of the 'Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Emiratisation' for the public and private sectors in Dubai.
Sheikh Mohammed also approved the criteria on which nominations from the public and private sectors will be evaluated.
The criteria comprise Emiratisation plans and programmes, leadership, training and empowerment in addition to social responsibility initiatives.
Sheikh Mohammed's instructions came after His Highness reviewed a detailed study, in presence of Dubai Deputy Ruler H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on the design of the award criteria in such a way that assists public and private entities to select, train and employ Emirati citizens.
The study, presented by the Coordinator General of the Dubai Government Excellence Programme (DGEP) Ahmed Nuseirat, highlighted criteria that supports national initiatives that aim to drive Emiratisation and encourage UAE nationals to broaden their prospect when it comes to job selection .
The Emiratisation plans and programmes criterion measures how entities plan and implement Emiratisation plans, whereas the leadership criterion measures reviews the vision and practices of higher management at public and private in this regard.
Training and empowerment focuses on the efforts exerted by entities to enhance and hone the skills of Emirati employees. Finally, the social responsibility initiatives criterion highlights entities' activities in supporting the employment of Emirati citizens through training programmes Sheikh Mohammed expressed his satisfaction with the study and stressed his support to initiatives and programmes that benefit Emirati youth and help them in becoming active members of the UAE society. – Emirates News Agency, WAM
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