Mon 19-11-2018 20:07 PM
ABU DHABI, 19th November, 2018 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today, received the participants of the ‘Interfaith Alliance For Safer Communities: Child Dignity in the Digital World Forum’ being organised by the Ministry of Interior.
During the meeting, held at the Al Bahr Palace Majlis, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the guests and hoped that the forum would come up with effective results that would contribute to promoting joint efforts to protect communities, especially children from various forms of crime through the digital world and the dangers of the Internet which is one of the dangerous social issues faced by modern societies.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed emphasised the importance of international dialogue on the protection of children and transforming ideas and initiatives into a system of action, concrete steps and realistic solutions through the role of religious scholars to ensure a positive impact on the security of communities and promote a culture of children’s dignity in their communities.
He also indicated that issues regarding the protection of children are deemed one of the most pressing social and security challenges globally.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi reaffirmed the keenness and permanent pursuance of the UAE to support the efforts and initiatives aimed to find mechanisms and frameworks to protect children from all forms of crimes and violations in various regions of the world.
On their part, the participants praised the UAE’s pioneering model in protecting children and empowering them in accordance with the highest international standards, in addition to promoting the dialogue, moderation, tolerance and peaceful coexistence among the peoples of the world.
Among those who attended the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative; H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region; Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council; H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative in Al Ain Region; H.H. Surour bin Mohammed Al Nahyan; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance.
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