National human resources is key to sustained growth

DUBAI — It’s essential to continue supporting and encouraging UAE national human resources to ensure sustainability of the national economic growth in the future, said Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA).

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 28 Apr 2005, 10:06 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 3:28 PM

“National human resources are the key factor for sustainable growth in any country of the world. In the last two decade UAE has fortunately managed to develop its indigenous skilful employees in all areas of business and industry. We shall always continue to support and encourage those nationals who are keen to achieve success and become leaders in the area of their specialty,” said Shaikh Ahmed during a ceremony held on Tuesday to honour distinguished employees of DAFZA.

He said that Dubai Airport Free Zone and Dubai Silicon Oasis are some of the major strategic projects of Dubai that need to be provided with talented nationals who can take it to greater heights.

“Dealing with international investors, and premier multi-national companies, employees in DAFZA is essentially needed to groom them to international standards to offer quality services to their clients,” Shaikh Ahmed said.

He said the primary reason behind the success of Dubai in luring investments is the kind of quality services being provided .“This should continue and we shall spare no effort to support you in carrying out your responsibilities,” he added. Urging employees to stay at peak performance levels, Shaikh Ahmed said that it was essential for employees to continously update their knowledge.

Dr Mohammed Al Zarouni, Director-General, DAFZA, said: “We are very much focused on optimising the employees performance through workshops and training sessions. We work closely with our employees to draw out the hidden abilities in them, thanks to the effort of Dubai Government who introduced a number of methods to assess employee's excellent performance.”

He added: “The honoured employees have worked very hard to meet the criteria of the best performance including, high productivity, creativity, and satisfying their customers requirements.”

Among the distinguished employees include Sara Al Shamsi, Alyia Al Mutawa, Alyia Al Joker, Shaikha Al Mifa, Fatima Al Marzouqi, Buthina Al Fahad, Mohammed Khalifa Al Qasqous, Abdul Raheem Nabi, and Hassan Bak.

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