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Emiratis to provide skills-based services to entities as freelancers

Ismail Sebugwaawo /Abu Dhabi
ismail@khaleejtimes.com Filed on September 6, 2020 | Last updated on September 6, 2020 at 11.50 pm
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The initiatives encourage Emiratis to freelance, become entrepreneurs and innovate.

An initiative that will provide opportunities for Emirati youths in government and private sector to work as freelancers so they can provide skills-based services has been rolled out in Abu Dhabi.

The Abu Dhabi Media Office has announced that the Department of Government Support, in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Youth Council and Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development (ADDED) launched the Abu Dhabi Youth Council initiatives to enable young Emiratis to provide services to entities as freelancers in order to create a new culture of work.

"The entities will announce the projects (before proceeding with public tendering) on Abu Dhabi Government Services website 'TAMM', and citizens can register to pitch their services for each project," Abu Dhabi Media Office said on Twitter.

"The initiatives encourage Emiratis to freelance, become entrepreneurs and innovate."

The youths will also provide remote-working job opportunities without full employment requirements, and build a network of young, skilled Emiratis.

ismail@khaleejtimes.com 

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Ismail Sebugwaawo

A professional journalist originating from Kampala, Uganda, Ismail is a happy father with strong attachment to family and great values for humanity. He has practiced journalism in UAE for the past 13 years, covering the country's parliament (FNC) and crimes, including Abu Dhabi Police, public prosecution and courts. He also reports about important issues in education, public health and the environment, with a keen interest in human interest stories. When out of reporting duties, he serves the Ugandan community in Abu Dhabi as he wants to see his countrymen happy. Exercising and reading are part of his free time.


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