Dubai: The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Cambridge, to enhance prospects for work and cooperation and exchange experiences and expertise between the two sides in order to achieve common goals and contribute to the development and progress of areas of common concern, as part of its continuous efforts towards expanding the base of partners.
This agreement, which was signed in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohammed Ahmed Al-Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, and Mustafa Suleiman Mohammed, Executive Director at the University of Cambridge, comes in the context of Dubai’s residency strategy, which seeks to move forward in building partnership and cooperation relations that contribute to consolidating its leadership and strengthening its position at the local and global levels.
Lieutenant General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri confirmed that the signing of this agreement will contribute to a significant positive impact on the development of joint work tools with the University of Cambridge and strengthen the position of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai as a global centre for scientific research and innovation.
It will also contribute to improving the work environment and promoting investment in the region, which will support the comprehensive development of the emirate.
Colonel Yasser Rashid Al-Khanbouli, Director of the Center for Continuous Learning and Talent Development, added that this step comes as a result of the continuous efforts made by the establishment of Dubai to enhance cooperation at the international level and expand the network of partnerships with international institutions, agencies and universities in order to advance development and innovation in various fields.
The agreement provides for cooperation by granting Dubai residents the right to obtain the results of the trainees’ exams through the websites of international examinations, in addition to issuing official certificates issued by international bodies stating the adoption of Dubai residence as an international examination centre and a preparation and training centre for those tests, allowing them to be used through any Marketing activities as they see fit.
According to the terms of the agreement between the two sides, Dubai residence is considered an accredited registration centre for international tests and includes the human and financial resources sector and the training department. Dubai residents is also granted the power to register applicants for the tests directly through the sites designated for international examination bodies.