Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, has issued Executive Council Resolution No. 52 of 2016 extending the Dubai Government Human Resources Management Law to cover civilian national and expatriate employees at Dubai Government Human Resources Department, Dubai Protocol Department and Dubai Civil Aviation Authority.The grades and categories stipulated by the Dubai Government Human Resources Management Law will be applicable to the employees of the above-mentioned departments. This will be implemented in coordination with the Dubai Government Human Resources Department, according to applied policies and procedures, and without prejudice to the employees’ rights and claims.This resolution is effective from the date of issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.

Source: Dubai Crown Prince issues new HR resolution |

For leading executives to relocate to, according to global research by professional online network LinkedIn. LinkedIn found the oil-rich state attracted more young talent than anywhere else in the world, with 1.89 per cent of its total workforce being added to member profiles in 2014.

The study revealed that the leading source of professional talent arriving in the UAE was from India (28 per cent), while the UK, Pakistan, the US and Qatar completed the top five.

Other Gulf states contributed a total of 11 per cent of members who relocated to the UAE last year.

Source: UAE best destination for expat executives – Expat News at

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw the most professional migration growth activity in 2014, according to a LinkedIn analysis of member profiles.“By analyzing the changes LinkedIn members made to their profiles in 2014, we uncovered geographic migration trends, ebbs and flows of professional talent, that span the globe,” said Sohan Murthy, a researcher at LinkedIn. Murthy and his colleagues determined the top 20 countries that saw the most migration activity in 2014 (the absolute number of members moving in and out of a country) and ranked them by their net migration (the number of members arriving to a country minus the number of members departing a country) as a percentage of country membership. They did this by analyzing every new position that was added to LinkedIn profiles during the year.“The results tell us which countries had the most professional migrants in 2014 and the general direction in which they moved, potential indications of economic performance through 2015,” he said.

Source: UAE Nets Highest Professional Migration Growth

The Dubai Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing’s (DTCM) wants Dubai to get even more exposure. By allowing 13 additional EU countries to receive landing visas upon arrival to United Arab Emirates, it gives Dubai a competitive edge as a major player in the international tourism industry. UAE’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces 13 EU countries, including: Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Hungary, Latvia, Estonia, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania and Bulgaria.

Source: 13 EU Nationalities Score UAE’s Landing Visas | Jetset Times