Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI). The MoU represents an aspect of existing cooperation through government institutions between the two Emirates.

The MoU seeks to establish cooperation in areas of common interest and exchange experiences between the two parties. The aim is to promote educational services in the UAE in line with the strategic national vision to empower people, especially in light of the strong knowledge and accumulated experience DREI stands for and its adoption of world-class standards based on its collaboration with a number of major educational and academic institutions across the world. DREI employs the highest standards and ethical values in its professional and institutional performance that can be efficiently and fully utilised to train the ADVETI team and students.

The MoU was signed by HE Dr Abdulrahman Jassim Al Hammadi, Managing Director of ADVETI, and Hend Obaid Al Marri, CEO of DREI.

HE Dr Abdulrahman Jassim Al Hammadi said: “We would like to express our gratitude for this agreement that we signed with DREI, which aims to develop the skills of those who wish to work in the real estate sector through courses and programmes that provide the latest scientific practices in real estate regulatory — a mandatory requirement for practising real estate professions.”

Al Hammadi added: “The programmes will enhance the knowledge of the duties and rights of workers in this sector to ensure the rights of customers and relevant parties as well as familiarise trainees with the ethics of a profession and its requirements. The courses and training programmes will also enable the trainees to work professionally according to the regulations and provisions of the Real Estate Regulatory Law, and ensure efficient law enforcement while promoting economic development and sustainable growth in the UAE real estate sector”.

Hend Obaid Al Marri commented: “DREI continues to strengthen its partnership with educational and academic institutions in the UAE and abroad, enabling us to provide world-class services to the country's real estate sector with the best competencies and pave the way for our national cadres to enhance their qualifications towards sustainable development. The MoU will benefit both parties, allowing us to achieve our shared objectives by exchanging experiences and best practices in this field.”

Under the MoU, the parties expressed their desire to explore areas of common interest and continue their mutual cooperation and coordination in the fields of training and developing employees as well as in mutually beneficial, internationally recognised, technical certificates. The scope of the MoU includes science, innovation, training and development, identifying training requirements, developing tailor-made programmes, working on knowledge transfer, and cooperating in any other fields that may arise in the future. The two parties seek to form a mutual concept of strategic goals and objectives and work together to create added-value programmes according to the highest international standards. In addition, the two parties will focus on exchanging knowledge and know-how in the fields of knowledge and real estate training.

The two parties will work together to develop a strategic plan to enable them to identify, design, develop, and deploy programmes that meet the needs for developing skills and competencies. They will also periodically measure the impact of this cooperation to identify and adjust prospects for future cooperation, and form a working group to follow up the implementation of the MoU and propose solutions to ensure its proper implementation.

Source: Dubai Land Department