The move is in cooperation with "Etisalat" and "du", to be the first in the region to implement this feature.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a federal decree-law no. 33 for 2021 regulating work relations in the UAE private sector.
The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation said that January 1, 2022, would be an official paid holiday for the private sector employees in the country.
The news was announced with a decree that would come into effect from Feb.2, 2022. The decision was taken to minimise the difference between the public and private sectors in the country.
Minister announced the allocation of Dhs24 billion to accommodate 75,000 citizens in the private sector during the next five years, as an integrated federal government programme dubbed as “Nafis” featuring 13 projects to support the private sector to accommodate these numbers.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai adopted the move, during a cabinet meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Sheikh Hamdan said, “The private sector is a major partner in Dubai's development process."
In a circular to all DHA-licensed health facilities, the DHA warned against the imposition of any extra fees such as express testing fees or fees for faster issuance of result, noting that the COVID-19 PCR test is limited to collecting a nasal swab in the DHA-licensed health facilities.
The “Nafis” revealed that 44 private companies are currently working in various and different fields to offer multiple jobs for citizens through the website.