Saqr Ghobash: “We look forward to implementing national labour policy”

WAM DUBAI, 14th November, 2013 (WAM)–Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labour has announced that the Ministry would in the next three years 2014- 2016 implement a strategic plan on national labour, which gives priority to Emirati workforce, hone skills and streamline stability at the labour market.

The new labour policies will require efficient human resources, effective institutions and regulations, as well as concerted efforts to elevate the UAE reputation worldwide in this respect.

Ghobash made the remarks today in a gathering held by the Ministry at Intercontinental Festival City hotel to demonstrate its new strategy and discuss it with partners at the public and private sectors as well as representatives of the media.

The minister said the meeting comes in line with the efforts of the Ministry to develop partnership with the public institutions to ensure good implementation of the strategy in cooperation with the private sector.

Ghabosh noted that the new labour strategy is a “roadmap to regulate the labour market in the next three years” in a way that matches the federal government strategy and the U.A.E. vision 2021. He referred to the Abshar initiative launched by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, noting that it has sensitised the national human resources to join the labour market.

Humaid bin Dimas Al Suwaidi. Assistant Under Secretary of the Ministry for Labour Affairs recounted the achievements of the Ministry over the last few years, referring to the development of the policies, which further enhance the labour market flexibility and forging strategic partnership between the public and private sector.


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