TRA supports annual ‘Emirates Skills National Competition’

April 15, 2014 12:44 pm

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (TRA) confirmed its full support to the Emirates Skills National Competition 2014. Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and the Head of the General Women’s Union, the event takes place from 14th to 16th April 2014 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.

The competition seeks to enhance the skills of the nation’s youth by bring together both Emirati employees and students to compete in a series of competition in fields including science, technology, health and culture among others.

“Our support for this event falls in line with the TRA’s on-going effort to promote excellence and develop the skill base of the nation’s youth. We believe that it’s extremely important to provide Emirati youth with as much opportunity as possible while at the same time seek ways to boost their confidence in their ability,” said H.E. Mohamed Nasser Al Ghanim, TRA Director General.

“By promoting core values such as fair competition, perseverance and determination, this event will highlight the importance of vocational and technical professions and their crucial role in supporting the national economy. It is for these reasons that the TRA is proud to lend its support,” he added.

A technical committee of leading industry experts and stakeholders will review all submissions received by the participants in order to assess the level of innovation and creativity of each. All submissions will be reviewed against in accordance to their practical application with a competition committee selecting and awarding participants in each field.

The National Competition is the UAE premier event that celebrates the outstanding Emirati talents in technical and vocational skills and inspires the young generation to get passionate about new trades and embrace technology-based career pathways. The competition witnesses a strong participation by UAE youth from all the Emirates reflecting the importance of the event as a strategic platform for knowledge transfer and networking.