Majarra has announced its strategic partnership with Jahiz, an upskilling initiative recently launched by the UAE government to enhance the readiness of the federal government’s talents and cadres and equip them with future skills to design the future and tap into its opportunities, through an integrated digital platform that supports the government’s readiness.
The partnership was signed in the presence of Her Excellency Ohood bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government Development and the Future, and Chairwoman of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR). Under the partnership, Majarra will provide the initiative’s platform with the best specialized Arabic content in the future-focused skillset via its five platforms in Arabic: Harvard Business Review, MIT Technology Review, Popular Science, Nafseyati, and Stanford Social Innovation Review.
The partnership comes as a part of Majarra’s strategy to provide the best Arabic content on the Internet across various fields, in cooperation with the best content providers worldwide, to ensure the availability of Arabic content to help individuals develop their skills, bring about real change in their businesses and societies, and acquire higher and broader capabilities.
"Jahiz” targets all federal government employees, and embodies the leadership’s vision to help all government employees keep pace with the rapidly changing world and understand the emerging trends that will impact the shape of the future. It covers four main sets of future skills i.e. digital skills, skills to enhance productivity and accelerate achievement, data and artificial intelligence, and the new economy model. The platform includes a digital portfolio of future skills that represents a comprehensive profile, linking the employee’s achievement in skills acquisition with job performance.
Abdulsalam Haykal, Executive Chairman of Majarra, stated that: "We are proud of our partnership with Jahiz, which gives us an exceptional opportunity to help empower government executives with up-to-date, best-in-class knowledge and information in Arabic. This noble mission is our North Star at Majarra and what motivates our great team to create and distribute quality, credible and reliable content every day. The efforts of the UAE government. This commendable effort is worthy of every support."