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UAE TRA supports ‘EmiratesSkills National Competition 2015’

This competition aims to support national industrial and technological growth in UAE.

The General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) has announced its support to “EmiratesSkills National Competition 2015”.

Organized by Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), the event is taking place at ADNEC from 28 to 30 April 2015.

The premier annual competition is considered an important national initiative that celebrates outstanding Emirati talents in technical and vocational skills.

It contributes to raising awareness of career-based technical and vocational education among young Emiratis, by organizing competitions, events, training programs and activities in technical career.

Organized within the framework of the “EmiratesSkills” Program, this competition aims to support the national industrial and technological growth in the UAE, by refining the skills of young Emiratis and raising the national standard in craftsmanship and applied technology disciplines, to the highest degree of precision and accuracy.

This initiative represents a valuable opportunity for highly skilled students and the Emirati youth in general to showcase their talent, demonstrate their skills in the fields of craftsmanship and technology, and meet the challenge of participating in competitions at the national, regional and international level.

“We believe it’s very important to place emphasis on innovation, fostering skills and promoting creativity, as these are the key drivers for boosting the process of sustainable development in the UAE. At the TRA, we translate this belief into daily practice and approach that inspires creativity among employees and creates a culture that encourages innovation and solicits creative ideas,” said His Excellency Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, TRA Director General.

“Through our support of the National Competition, we demonstrate our commitment to nurturing young Emirati talents and empowering them with the necessary skills to face future challenges and creating innovative solutions that serve the ultimate goals of economic diversification in the UAE. This is achieved through building a competitive and highly productive knowledge-based economy. We trust in the capabilities of our youths, who are continuously demonstrating high skills and competencies and innovating unique ideas and solutions that will definitely have a significant positive impact on the UAE’s ICT landscape,” H.E. added.

The Abu Dhabi Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET) was established by the Abu Dhabi Executive Council in 2010 to preside over technical and vocational training in the emirate.

ACTVET is committed to establishing policies and standards that effectively regulate technical and vocational educational institutions in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Its ultimate goal is to increase the number of skilled Emirati youths in rewarding career paths and foster life-long learning and personal development.