United Arab Emirates leader Sheikh Mohammed signs job training agreement

A new program will help job seekers in the United Arab Emirates find work. 

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubau His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was present for the signing of an agreement that will train job seekers for private-sector positions in the country, Emirates24/7 reported. 

The initiative will involve collaboration between a number of different federal agencies and other organizations to educate students and equip them with skills to find lucrative job opportunities. 

The agreement was signed by the UAE Youth Council, the National Qualifications Authority, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation and the Higher Colleges of Technology, among several other organizations. 

Representatives signed the new jobs agreement as a component of the "Customers Happiness Factory," a larger government initiative to "improve government customer service," as the source noted. 

The UAE was also recently ranked as the No. 1 country in the Northern Africa and Western Asia region in the 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index, MENAFN reported. The index is maintained by Adecco in cooperation with INSEAD and the Human Capital Leadership Institute. 

A new program will help job seekers in the United Arab Emirates find work.