Jafza and Danube Group inaugurate first classroom to train unskilled workers

DUBAI — Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), a DP World Company and the UAE’s flagship trade and logistics hub for the Middle East region and Africa and Danube Group along with representative of the Community Development Authority, CDA, have formally inaugurated the first classroom at the Jafza south zone.

The classroom will be used to train and develop unskilled workers in the free zone at the Danube Welfare Centre.

The ceremony took place in the presence of Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO of Jafza and Senior Vice President and Managing Director of DP World, UAE Region, CEO of CDA Dr. Omar Al Muthanna and Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group, and other senior officials. The facility will be used to deliver free seminar, lectures and a comprehensive curriculum on Basic English, personality development and computer skills.

Sultan Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of DP World and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, said, “As part of our community-wide initiatives, we are delighted to cooperate with the Danube Group to provide quality training to unskilled workers living in Jafza staff accommodation. This will help them improve their quality of life and careers. Our initiative is in line with the directives of Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in the “Year of Giving”, making a difference to people’s lives.”

Rizwan Sajan, Founder and Chairman of Danube Group, said, “We are extremely pleased to have the opening of the first classroom soon after the MoU sighing. I truly believe this is a great initiative undertaken to help the blue-collar workers learn English and better themselves. We look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with Jafza and plan on opening many more centres in collaboration with them.”

Earlier this year, Jafza signed a MoU with Danube Welfare Centre post which motivational talks and registrations were conducted to help workers enroll for the classes. In sort span of three-weeks over 1000 students have been registered and have been assigned the classes.

Source: Emirates News Agency