UAE offers to top up salaries for Emirati recruits

14 September 2021

The UAE is to invest $6.5bn (AED 24 billion) to attract workers to the private sector and create 75,000 jobs, as part of its “Projects of the 50” strategy to boost economic growth.

Measures include grants for students and graduates to take up private-sector roles, a AED 1bn ($272 million) graduate business development fund, a government-backed private-sector child allowance and unemployment benefit, as well as career break and early retirement schemes for federal government employees starting new businesses.

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