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Dr Ahmed Bin Smait Al Ali and Sachiko Yamano

Japan, UAE firms to offer training for Emiratis

ABU DHABI, December 20, 2018

The Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) and UAE-based OPIC (Organization Performance Improvement Company), have signed an agreement for a partnership to offer professional training to Emirati nationals.

The training would be within the fields of Disaster Management, Sustainable Energy and Artificial Intelligence, a statement said.

Dr Ahmed Bin Smait Al Ali, president & chairman of OPIC Consulting and Training said: “We are delighted to collaborate with JICE who shares a common vision to raise and develop the UAE’s human capital towards excellence. These mutual goals can be achieved with investment in education to prepare innovative and leading cadres. By partnering with JICE, UAE organisations and professionals now have greater ease of access to Japan’s world class educational institutions and centres of excellence to develop their skill base.”

Sachiko Yamano, president of JICE, said: “JICE is fortunate to participate in the program as a collaborating partner, which will open doors for many cooperative endeavours contributing to the development of the international community through various activities and support to enhance the mutual relations between Japan and other countries.”

Yamano congratulated OPIC Consulting and Training for winning His Highness Sheikh Issa Bin Ali Al Khalifa Award for Volunteer Work hosted by Arab League and Arab Federation for Voluntary in Bahrain 2018, for its unique program of young leaders program implemented OPIC and JICE in July 2018.

Recognising that the development of excellence and talent requires a far-reaching and long-term approach, the partnership will also include the continuation and further development of a High School Student Leadership Program for Emirati students to visit Japan as part of study tours based on various scholastic and educational themes. – TradeArabia News Service

Tags: UAE | Japan | Opic | JICE |

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