Wed 13-03-2019 15:23 PM
ABU DHABI, 13th March, 2019 (WAM) — Reem Abdullah Al Falasi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood, SCMC, highlighted the council’s keenness to support children, through organising relevant programmes and workshops and implementing national motherhood and childhood strategies.
In a speech marking Emirati Children’s Day, Al Falasi said that celebrating the event will highlight the importance of supporting children, according to the values and ethics that the wise leadership is keen to reinforce.
She added that H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, aims to support children and provide them with a safe environment, where they can be raised on good values and ethics.
She noted that Sheikha Fatima ordered the establishment of the Consultative Council for Children in 2018, creating an open platform for children to freely express their desires.
Al Falasi said that the Mother of the UAE, Sheikha Fatima, is supporting people of determination while noting their key role in the Motherhood and Childhood Award, which was held in November.
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