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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 14 November 2018

1,000 job openings for Emiratis in Al Dhafra

The agreement is part of efforts to create 10,000 jobs for Emiratis

A new agreement aims to employ 1,000 Emirati job seekers in Al Dhafra within the next three months.

Signed between the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development on Saturday, the agreement seeksto accelerate the hiring process for Emiratis living in the area just south of Mussaffah in the emirate.

The agreement is part of efforts to create 10,000 jobs for Emiratis under the umbrella of the multi-phase Ghadan 21 plan, announced by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in September.

Ghadan 21 — which means tomorrow — includes "50 initiatives that reflect the priorities of citizens, residents and investors" and is part of an action plan to stimulate investment, create jobs and spur innovation to generate a future economy in a post-oil world.

The agreement was signed by Nasser Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and Saif Mohamed Al Hajeri, chairman of ADDED.

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