MoI celebrates 6th group wedding for 58 staff members

Under the patronage of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Sha’far, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Interior, MoI, attended the 6th group wedding organised by the Ministry of Interior for 58 of its nationwide staff members. The event, held on Monday evening at the Armed Forces Officers Club in Abu Dhabi, was organised by the Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior, in cooperation with the Marriage Fund.

Attending the group wedding were Major-General Abdul Aziz Maktoum Al Shareefi, Director-General of Protective Security at the Ministry of Interior, Rashid Obaid Al Kashf, Board Member of the Marriage Fund, Colonel Hussein Mahmoud Al Awadhi, Acting Head of the Public Relations Department at the Ministry of Interior, as well as a number of MoI officers, the families and relatives of the grooms and brides and a large gathering of guests.

In a statement, Lt. General Al Sha’far said, “Group weddings are important societal issues, which require concerted efforts to encourage marriage amongst UAE citizens, and embody the social responsibility principles upheld across public and private institutions.

Rashid Obaid Al Kashf, Board Member of the Marriage Fund, said, “Sheikh Saif’s patronage of the event also reflects the keenness to provide care and attention to young Emirati citizens via the countless services and social care programmes, in addition to the various privileges granted to them. This embodies the mutual love and respect between the higher leadership and its people,” Al Kashf added.

Al Kashf also said, “The Marriage Fund is proud to take part in the wedding of young Emiratis; such happy celebrations reflect pride and belonging to this generous country, and express the young generations’ hope as they advance into a brighter future with confidence, thanks to the full support of the country and its generous leadership.”

SOURCE: WAM