7 December 2017
In the presence of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), three Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) were signed on Wednesday for the sustainable development of national human resources at His Highness's office at UoS.
Two MoUs were signed between the Ministry of HR and Emiratization and the UoS on one hand, and the Ministry and Sharjah Department of HR (SDHR) on another. The third was signed between the UoS and the HR Department in Sharjah.
The MoUs were signed by H.E. Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli, Minister of HR and Emiratization, H.E. Dr. Tarek Sultan Bin Khadim, Sharjah Executive Council Member and Chairman of SDHR, and H.E Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah (UoS), and in presence of a number of representatives of the three entities.
H.E. Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli, Minister of HR and Emiratization, said the patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), of the memoranda signing gave them great impetus. It reaffirms the great attention His Highness grants to matters concerning the empowerment of Emirati jobseekers, by supporting policies and programs that aim at training and preparing them to enter the job market.
H.E. Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli stressed, the MoUs are part of the complementary roles between the local entities and federal government authorities, and the development of their strategic partnerships towards the development of our national human resources, reinforce their presence in the job market, and give them a chance to lead the targeted economic sectors in view of the competitive economic transformation.
"The MoUs embody the joint targets of the three signatories, in terms of focusing on professional training programs, as they are a core foundation to increase the employment of national human resources in the job market", stated H.E. Nasser Bin Thani Al Hameli. "These programs will increase the number of jobseekers, especially those with academic qualifications, to fill vacancies in the private sector according to the nature and requirements of those positions", he added.
H.E. Minister of HR and Emiratization expressed his trust in the positive outcome of the MoUs, as they will effectively contribute in increasing the rate of Emiratization.
On his part, H.E. Dr. Tarek Sultan Bin Khadim stated, the MoU signed between SDHR and the UoS aim at establishing cooperation in the field of HR development in Sharjah, by developing national human resources and preparing Emirati jobseekers to reinforce their position in the job market. He stressed that, the strategic partnership between the Ministry and SDHR contributes to support national human resources by providing them with professional training and vocational development to meet the needs of the job market.
H.E. Chairman of SDHR expressed his trust that this partnership will contribute in providing the database of graduates, to present the available vacancies in the private sector and provide guidance initiatives and professional training to students, to study the specialties required in the job market during the upcoming period.
He also noted, SDHR's and UoS' wish to strengthen mutual cooperation in providing education programs and continuous professional training, to increase and develop the level of knowledge, skills and professional qualifications of national human resources in Sharjah, as well as provide education and HR development to the Emirate by connecting academic and professional programs to future job market needs.
Furthermore, and H.E Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah (UoS), stated, the memoranda signing under the patronage and in presence of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), enshrines, on a practical scale, His Highness's intention to develop employees in the public sector as well as jobseekers holding academic degrees.
H.E Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy stated, the UoS assumes the practical responsibility of implementing this enormous development movement among thousands of Emirati employees and jobseekers. It does so by utilizing one of the most important elements of the message established by His Highness Ruler of Sharjah since UoS' establishment two decades ago, by striving to develop and educate the surrounding community at all classes and standards of such scientific, practical and professional development.
.E Prof. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy noted, "In order to ensure that the outcomes of such national duty are within the quality levels continuously sought by the UoS, preparations were made by the UoS in terms of educational and training programs in the fields of theoretical, training and professional sciences for all targeted classes of the MoUs signed today". "The UoS has also prepared teaching teams comprised of highly trained and skilled expertise, to ensure that the Emirati graduates of these programs, holders of professional diplomas, are all within the nationally targeted objectives", he added.