Dubai – Etisalat yesterday held a special ceremony for 600 staff at its head office building in Dubai. The event was led by Abdullah Salem Al Mana, General Manager, Etisalat – Dubai Region, Ghanem al Marri, Deputy General Manager, Dubai Region, Omar Bin Kalban, Managing Director & CEO of E-Marine, as well as more than 600 of Etisalat’s employees based in Dubai.
Addressing the audience, Abdullah Salem Al Mana, General Manager Etisalat Dubai Region, said: “Etisalat fully believes that its most important asset is its staff. We fully appreciate that the success of any organisation is constructed through the efforts of its employees. That is why Etisalat has put the development of its employees at the forefront of our business strategy. Etisalat is committed to providing the right training and the right environment to ensure that our employees work together in a spirit of cooperation, competition and team spirit.”
“Etisalat has seen many outstanding achievements in 2009. In the past year, Etisalat has extended its investments to our 18th market – Sri Lanka. The company has also received 17 awards from international forums for our performance across operational, managerial, products and client services sectors. The successes we have achieved over the past year are the result of your efforts and dedication, which went beyond the limits of doing your duties; showing real efficiency and commitment to ensure high standards of customer service,” he added.
Within the UAE, Etisalat’s achievements have mirrored the success of so many other organisations across the nation. Its work has complimented major developments such as the construction of the Burj Khalifa, and the launch of Dubai Metro, the world’s longest, driverless metro system. Etisalat has also been instrumental in the support of major conferences such as GITEX, and Dubai the Airshow 2009, which have helped enhance the nation’s position as an international hub for technology, trade, tourism and industry in the region.
Etisalat is one of the largest private sector employers for UAE nationals and today, over 35% of its 10,000 staff are nationals.
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