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UAE looks to increase employment

With one in four young Emiratis jobless, the UAE is going to extra lengths to get its people into work.

Youth unemployment was one of the many causes of the Arab Spring, and while there have been no protests in the UAE, the issue is no less pressing.

One in four young Emiratis are jobless, prompting the UAE to go to extra lengths to get its people into work - and giving pay rises of as much as 45% to central government workers.

Katy Watson reports.