The Department of Finance in the Government of Dubai has announced the launch of a special program to qualify new graduates from young Emiratis and prepare them for the labor market.

The department stated that the new program called "Foras" is concerned with qualifying national competencies of young graduates with financial specializations, and enables them to take the first step in their career.


The Director General of the Department of Finance in the Government of Dubai, Abdul Rahman Saleh Al Saleh, said that the leadership has always directed government agencies to focus on investing in national human resources, and stressed the need to provide job opportunities for citizens, rehabilitate and train them, to empower them in the labor market and lead economic sectors, as well as For actively participating in initiatives aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the state and the emirate in the short, medium and long term, until achieving the goals of the next 50 years.

unifying efforts

For his part, the Executive Director of the Planning and Public Budget Sector at the Department of Finance, Arif Abdul Rahman Ahli, said that the "Foras" program is concerned with qualifying young Emirati graduates with financial specializations, and helps put them with strength and confidence on the first path in their career path. He added: "The Department of Finance has always been a pioneer in working to support Emiratisation initiatives, and today it is introducing the (Opportunity) program, to emphasize the importance of the government's role in employing citizens, as well as the importance of integration between the government sector and the private sector in this field, and unifying national efforts to achieve Emiratisation goals."

"Opportunity" program

According to Dubai Finance, the "Foras" program lasts for 12 months, and is presented in two phases. The first is for four months, and includes training courses to ensure that participants acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviors required to perform the chosen job roles, and the second is for eight months and includes work in a government agency. or sponsored by the Department of Finance.

The trainee is given a monthly stipend, in addition to paid vacation. Trainees in this program are also subject to a development plan designed to suit each trainee, which includes theoretical and functional training in the workplace, through a set of training courses to develop technical, managerial and leadership skills.

The department pointed out that young graduates wishing to participate in the "Foras" program can access the program's registration page on the department's website, to view the terms and conditions, fill in the data and attach the CV.

"Malyoon" initiative

The Department of Finance in Dubai offers the “Foras” program within the framework of the “Maliun” initiative that it launched 10 years ago under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Supreme Committee for Financial Policy in Dubai, and witnessed the graduation of hundreds of employees in various professional diploma programs and specialized courses. In the government financial field since 2012.

The Malion Initiative aims to raise the financial awareness of government employees through courses supervised and managed by a selected group of expert financial government employees, with the aim of linking theoretical training with practical application, which would enrich the practical experience of employees specialized in financial affairs and develop financial work on the ground.