Mohammed Bin Rashid honours Obaid Al Jaber; A Partner of President's Initiative 'Absher'


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, honoured at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi H.E. Obaid Khaleefa Al Jaber, Chairman of Al Jaber Group and a partner of the President’s Initiative “Absher” which aims at promoting the participation of national cadres in the labour market. Al Jaber Group is a partner of Absher initiative with other companies from the private sector.


Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahryan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs attended the event.

Sheikh Mohammed said following the honouring reception: ”The is an outstanding initiative by the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that seeks to serve the country and the citizens in order to secure a decent life for them”.

He commended all private sectors that participated in supporting the initiative and contributed in the development of national income.

”I call upon the private sector, to participate in these kinds of initiatives to contribute to the national work,” Sheikh Mohammed said adding that the private sector controls about five million jobs and is the biggest operator in the country.

Following the ceremony, H.E. Obaid Khaleefa Al Jaber, Chairman of Al Jaber Group said, “We are very pleased to be a partner of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s Initiative “Absher”. Al Jaber Group is always keen to be involved in the community events that benefit the UAE nationals. We are thankful to the invitation that we received for Absher initiative, this appreciation is a further motivation for Al Jaber Group to keep its pioneering role as a patron and strong supporter of our community.

The event was attended by a number of Sheikhs, ministers, and other dignitaries.