Arab Producers Union honours Sheikha Fatima

CAIRO, 27th February, 2015 (WAM) — The Arab Producers Union has honoured H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood in recognition of her efforts in social welfare activities, the development projects in Egypt, and her pioneering role in the humanitarian field, as well as implementing initiatives aimed to encourage and support humanitarian activities.

In a ceremony organised by the Arab Producers Union at the Opera House of Misr University For Science and Technology at 6th of October City, Dr. Maytha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State received an Excellence Shield on behalf of Sheikha Fatima.

Among those who attended the event were Dr. Gaber Asfour, Egyptian Minister of Culture on behalf of the Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mahlab.

While presenting the Shield, Dr. Mustafa Salama, Secretary-General of the Arab Producers Union said that Sheikha Fatima in not only “The Mother of the Nation of UAE” but also she is “The Mother of Arabs”. He added that the Union has decided to honour the Emirati media institutions in recognition of the UAE’s courageous and supportive stance to the Egyptians which reflects the strong relations between the peoples of two countries.