ABU DHABI, 11th July, 2023 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, ADDED, and NWTN Inc., an eco-conscious mobility technology company, are bringing passenger-centric, green, premium mobility to the world. Solutions) signed an agreement to provide training and employment opportunities for Emirati talents, develop the automotive industry and the green economy.
NWTN plans to build an integrated production line and expand its factory in Abu Dhabi according to the highest industrial and sustainable standards. ADDED The Industrial Development Board (IDB), which is responsible for developing the industrial sector, and NWTN will work together to provide Emirati talent with the necessary training and professional development opportunities to ensure their successful integration into NWTN group companies.
The two parties will also accelerate the development of the modern automotive industry and means of transportation in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, foster an innovative community, actively contribute to automotive technology, and strengthen the green economic framework.
They will explore collaboration opportunities in advanced technology, innovation, creativity and research and development (R&D) in the transport sector, one of the targeted sub-sectors of Abu Dhabi’s Industrial Strategy.
ADDED Undersecretary Rashed Abdulkarim Al Blooshi attended the signing ceremony of the agreement, which was signed by Industrial Development Board (IDB) Executive Director Arafat Al Yafei and NWTN’s Mohammad Rashid Al Hafi.
The agreement is part of ADDED’s initiative to achieve the goals of the Abu Dhabi Industrial Strategy (ADIS), which was launched in June 2022, and aims to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as the most competitive industrial hub in the region.
ADDED is stepping up efforts to develop, attract and enhance human capital in the industrial sector to meet the growing demand for highly skilled, knowledge-based jobs, and to enhance green economy practices and Industry 4.0 technologies, driving Abu Dhabi towards a smart, circular and sustainable sustainable economy.
Al Yafei said: “This agreement with NWTN is part of our efforts to enhance Abu Dhabi’s competitiveness, equip talent with the necessary skills, and develop the automotive and transport sectors in line with Abu Dhabi’s industrial strategic goals. As talent development is our “First and foremost, we are delighted to partner with NWTN to train and create new opportunities for Emirati talent and drive innovation in the industrial sector. We believe this initiative will help attract new quality investment from Abu Dhabi’s manufacturing industry benefit from growth opportunities”.
NWTN Automotive President Paul Lin said: “We are excited at the prospect of expanding our presence in Abu Dhabi and contributing to the development of the automotive industry. This partnership is in line with our commitment to local talent development and technological advancement.”