Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Thursday approved the work-from-home system at Dubai government to encourage human resources to strengthen Dubai government’s firm position.
The decision was supported by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to promote the latest technological innovations in developing a lean work environment that meets the requirements for future job opportunities.
“Remote work is one of the solutions that proved successful in maintaining the sustainability of business during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a flexible system that enables an employee to discharge his tasks and helps him be more creative,” Sheikh Hamdan said.
He added that the new phase requires new tools and a new way of thinking at government entities, which will reflect on the productivity of employees and their positive influence at work.
“We are working to enhance the leadership of the government work system in Dubai. Our government embraces the future and constantly strives to find proactive solutions to challenges. We have the potential to strengthen our preparedness and harness the tools that support our forward approaches and focus on making the best use of opportunities.”
The remote working system has been approved considering the requirements of future jobs, where employees can work using technology.
Abdullah Ali Zayed Al Falasi, Director General of Dubai Government’s Human Resources Department, said: “We are keen to implement Sheikh Mohammed’s vision for enhancing the government efficiency by investing in human resources and developing their capabilities to uplift the government’s performance and be well-prepared for future jobs.”