The UAE government yesterday launched the National Program for Future Leaders in Civil Aviation, which aims to prepare national talent and qualify them as future leaders in this sector.
The program, developed in collaboration with the UAE Government Leaders Program at the Office of the Prime Minister at the Ministry of Cabinet and Future Affairs, and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), aims to develop the capabilities and competencies of first and second graders in the UAE's civil aviation sector between the ages of 18 and 35. To enhance their levels of competence and capacity building, as well as provide them with a career progression for future leadership positions in this field, in addition to qualifying them to participate and represent the UAE in various international events, and in the national and international technical committees.
The new program was launched at the headquarters of the Ministry of the Impossible in Dubai in the presence of the Minister of Economy and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Sultan Al Mansouri, the Minister of State for Happiness and Quality of Life, Director General of the Prime Minister's Office, Ohood Al Roumi, and the Director General of the General Authority of Civil Aviation, Saif Al Suwaidi.
Al Mansoori said: “The launch of the National Future Leaders Program in Civil Aviation is a translation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to give young people the confidence and opportunity to lead the future of the UAE in various vital sectors”. .
He added that «the program provides participants with an integrated training experience, including theoretical and practical aspects in various disciplines in the fields of civil aviation, through workshops, sessions, lectures and field visits», pointing out that it addresses a number of key themes, which include diplomacy in the aviation sector, and «Protocol Etiquette », along with international worksheets, public speaking, and innovation skills.
Al Mansouri pointed out that the UAE is a pioneer in empowering the youth category and preparing advanced national government cadres to lead the civil aviation sector with knowledge tools gained from integrated training experiences. He said: "We are in the framework of developing and building a promising generation of young leaders in the field of aviation, to provide youth energies in all technical, administrative and specialized fields in the civil aviation sector, in cooperation with all local and international bodies."
For his part, Al Suwaidi said: “The UAE youth are the driving force behind the development and renaissance in the country, and one of the most important wealth that the government and the wise leadership are keen to invest in. The UAE youth can overcome the difficulties and seize the opportunities and face the challenges. "The state is worthy of celebration and pride. They have become a leading example in various fields."
He added that «GCAA seeks to implement the UAE strategy and plans in empowering young people and employ their abilities and skills to serve the country, and provide support and attract talent and development, and work with them with a promising future vision, to face all challenges and achieve achievements, and upgrade the aviation sector at the local and global levels» .
Al Suwaidi said that «the national program for future leaders in civil aviation, comes within the framework of the sustainability of the sector and plans aimed at raising its contribution to the economy during the coming years», pointing out that the program is characterized as dedicated to the aviation sector, where in the first phase was selected 18 trainees from the citizens Citizens will receive further training and will soon be sent to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to attend the General Assembly meetings and other technical workshops.
He pointed out that the Authority aims to raise the total contribution of the aviation sector to the economy of the country as a whole to about 25% in the coming years, as one of the main pillars of economic diversification, pointing out that the performance of the air transport sector in the UAE market is still higher than the average rates recorded at the global level.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Aviation Award
Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), announced that the Authority will announce the names of the winners of the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Aviation Award, which amounts to one million dollars (3.67 million dollars) at the end of this month. Dhs, which was launched during the past year and consists of distinct categories, noting that the award has received many nominations.
According to the TRA, the triennial award underscores the UAE's commitment to upgrading the aviation sector and supporting the ICAO “Do Not Leave Countries Behind” initiative.
The award aims to honor official bodies, commercial organizations and academic institutes, as well as individuals to thank them for their active contributions to the development of the aviation sector.
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