TRA, Tanmia in deal to develop Emirati ICT talent
Dubai, July 24, 2014
UAE’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) has signed a deal with the National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority (Tanmia).
The MoU is aimed at developing the competencies of Emirati citizens to enable them to work in the country’s ICT sector and take part in its development in addition to boosting the Emiratisation rates in this vital sector.
Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, TRA director general, said: "The TRA and the National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority share common supreme national goals mainly providing employment opportunities for our Emirati competencies and developing these talents in order to contribute to the development process adopted by our beloved nation.
“We are pleased to partner with Tanmia by signing this agreement that’s concordant with the strategic vision of the UAE Government particularly Emiratisation and developing human cadres.”
"We are confident that our agreement with Tanmia will have a tangible and profound impact in boosting the Emiratisation rates in the future, due to Tanmia’s broad expertise in this area. We are looking forward to putting this agreement into effect as soon as possible and moving into a new phase of cooperation in this domain,” he added.
The deal included the launch of ‘Tomouh’ initiative which entails providing a strategic framework for preparing and building UAE citizens’ skills and competencies to enable them to join the ICT sector and thus contribute to achieving the UAE 2021 vision and the national agenda.
It also included working to provide educational opportunities and offering advanced training courses and supporting all initiatives, programmes and co-operation frameworks proposed and agreed upon by both parties in the same domain.
It aims to gradually increase Emiratisation rates on both quantity and quality levels in the ICT sector in order to contribute in developing and reinforcing social stability in the country.
Under the agreement, both parties will provide the necessary funding for training packages and comprehensive programmes for developing national competencies and building strategic partnerships with both public and private sectors in this regard. - TradeArabia News Service