The new Remote Work Visa allows employees from all over the world to live and work remotely from the UAE even if their companies are based in another country.
Brigadier Mubarak Khalfan Al Razi, Director of the Punitive and Correctional Institution, said the implementation of the system is part of a series of preventive and precautionary measures taken by the country to ensure the safety of community members, by limiting the presence of people visiting institutions to hand over cash to inmates.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has continued to perform his work despite being infected with coronavirus and discussed important government matters with the leaders of his party on Thursday.
Omar Bin Sultan Al Olama has said that the Government of the UAE, led by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, has become an inspiring role model for those governments seeking to move into the future, in terms of policy resiliency and high and proactive readiness in facing challenges.
Government and semi government entities in Abu Dhabi are asked to call only 30% of its staff for in person work. Rest of the 70 per cent of employees must work from home.
New research from Citrix has confirmed that remote work is here to stay, with 82% of all respondents agreeing that it will be more common post-pandemic.
Suddenly faced with an overwhelmingly remote workforce, business leaders now need to adapt fast to remain secure and resilient, whilst employees are using this moment of change as an opportunity to reassess yesterday’s priorities, and plan a future around what really matters to them. And as work and home lives are transformed, it’s employees who now see themselves in the driving seat.
The system will be implemented permanently in all local authorities in Ajman, except employees whose nature of work requires their presence in their offices, as well as employees on probation.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on work practices in the United Arab Emirates overall, and a large percentage of professionals across various sectors hope to continue working remotely.