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Palm Utilities welcomes first batch of Emiratis

Responds to government initiatives – “Absher” and “2013: Year of Emiratisation”

| | Jan 15, 2013 | 1:17 pm
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Responds to government initiatives – “Absher” and “2013: Year of Emiratisation”

In support of the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, to increase the participation of UAE nationals in the job market, and in line with the pronouncement of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to designate 2013 as the year of Emiratisation, Palm Utilities, a Dubai World company, has announced that it has recently received the first batch of Emiratis who have joined the company as part of its Emiratisation programme.

The company further revealed that it is actively supporting the “Absher” initiative launched by His Highness the President of the UAE, aiming to employ 20,000 nationals within the next five years and facilitate the greater participation of the national labour force in driving forward the UAE’s socioeconomic development plan.

jan2013-region04In this context, Marwan Al Naqi, CEO of Palm Utilities, said: “I am pleased to welcome the first batch of UAE nationals in our company. We are committed to supporting the Emiratisation policy pursued by the Government to reflect the vision and directives of the wise leadership, and to help enhance the quality of life of citizens and secure a stable career in the future. Emiratisation is on top of our priorities as it serves as a pillar for our success and the company’s long-term sustainability.”

He added that his company had a well-defined plan to fill vital posts, and had designed a special training programme to equip local graduates with technical, administrative and practical skills, based on an integrated teaching methodology that combined theoretical and practical training in order to enhance the technical, creative and personal skills of university degree holders in the field of electrical, mechanical and chemical engineering, as well as high school graduates.

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