The UAE Cadres Competitiveness Council (Nafes) confirmed that initiatives to support the employment of citizens in private sector companies include national cadres of employees of free zone companies operating in the country, explaining that registration in the “Nafes” platform is available for this category on the same conditions as other users, in order to benefit Of the opportunities and advantages offered by the platform.
While the “Nafis Youth Council” work strategy, which was adopted by the Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council, identified five major field specializations or tasks that the Youth Council will carry out during the coming period, most notably the proposal for youth activities that would empower young citizens and support their work in the private sector, and participate in activities Media coverage and panel discussions.
In detail, the UAE Cadres Competitiveness Council adopted the complete future strategy for organizing the work of the “Nafes Youth Council”, which was inaugurated by the Council, headed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, which includes directions, action plans and initiatives. It is in line with the strategy and objectives of the UAE National Competitiveness Council, and in a way that achieves the government’s goals and directions seeking to localize 10% of skilled jobs in private sector establishments by 2026.
Emirates Today learned that the new strategy of the “Nafis Youth Council”, which it submitted to the Ministry of Culture and Youth, and the Competitiveness Council for Emirati Cadres, during the meeting held last week, identified five main tasks for the “Nafis Youth Council”, which it will carry out during the coming period. It includes “suggesting youth activities that would empower young citizens and support their work in the private sector, participate in activities, media coverage and panel discussions, as well as share success stories and achievements, in addition to submitting recommendations made by young people regarding issues related to Nafis programs and initiatives.” Finally, community promotion of the (Nafes) award and related positive initiatives.
According to the Nafes Youth Council’s work strategy, which was formulated through brainstorming sessions, the exchange of ideas, and commitment to responsibilities and roles on the part of the members of the council, the council will follow up on the implementation of strategic initiatives and identify all possible opportunities, in a way that enhances the success of the state’s efforts to increase the percentage of Emiratisation in The private sector, and the development of national competencies. It will also work to generalize the benefit from the success experiences of the council members in their work in the private sector, and present these experiences as models of excellence and success in this sector, especially since the council members have a pivotal role as ambassadors and representatives of the youth of the country working in the private sector. .
The Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council expressed its full confidence that the young people who were chosen for membership in the Nafes Youth Council, headed by Ahmed Al-Amoudi, will be the best ambassadors for the “Nafes” program, and embody its initiatives on the ground in front of society, especially young citizens, stressing that the coming period will witness periodic meetings. Intensive with the Nafis Youth Council, to confirm the tasks and roles required of the members, and to discuss with the members about initiatives that benefit the young citizens and enhance their qualification and employment opportunities in the private sector, as well as the initiatives and projects to be completed during the year.
The Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council renewed its call for young Emiratis to update their professional data for registration with the “Nafes” platform, in order to ensure obtaining suitable job or qualification opportunities with the entities registered in the employment platform.
National cadres in free zone companies
The UAE Cadres Competitiveness Council (Nafes) confirmed on its official website that national cadres of employees of free zone companies operating in the country can register on the “Nafes” platform, on the terms of other users.
itself, in order to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the platform, as well as obtain the benefits obtained by citizens working for the same private sector companies.
The council stated that once a citizen applies for registration working in any of the free zone companies on the platform using the digital identity, the user profile of the free zone employees will be verified and approved by a “nafes” official before submitting any application.