Press Release

TRA Participates in One Million Arab Coders Initiative

The Telecommunications and Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the UAE participated in the One Million Arab Coders initiative open day, organized by the Dubai Future Foundation, held in the Emirates Towers in Dubai. The participation aimed at providing job opportunities to promising talent in the field of telecommunications and information technology.

The TRA sought specialists in programming and computer science, information management, information technology and data science, in line with Dubai's vision to recognize innovative students and offer them career opportunities, as per the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, whose guidance and insights aim to make the UAE a preferred destination for career growth for talent from the Arabic countries and from all over the world.

As part of its participation, the TRA provided jobs and training for the students from various educational institutions, with specialization in scientific and technical fields. It aimed to invest in students by developing their abilities and enabling them to contribute towards up liftmen of global standards and practices in applied telecommunications and information technology.

On this occasion, His Excellency Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director General of the TRA, said, "We have learnt from our wise leadership the importance of investing in people, hence we, at the TRA, make sure that we actively participate in all the events and initiatives that uphold this vision.”

“It’s worth mentioning that the initiative plays an important role in grooming the Arab youth to become futureproof and excel in the subjects of science and technology. Our participation is linked to our mission of serving the country by providing employment and training opportunities for young professionals in the areas of telecommunications and information technology,”

H.E Al Mansoori added stressed that the initiative launched by H.H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is a historic landmark in the programming and computer science sector in the Arab world, as it provides an unparalleled opportunity to all creative and innovative minds, so that they can keep up with the latest developments in the world of technology.

The initiative intends to enable millions of young Arabs and increase their chances of getting jobs in the sector. This is being done by providing them with a platform to sharpen their skills and enrich their knowledge in advanced sciences and programming language.