Ministry of Community Development’s Ramadan Majlis discusses family issues

DUBAI, The Ministry of Community Development, MoCD, organised a Ramadan Majlis to highlight the pillars of family cohesion, Wadeema Law and Emirati heritage.

It was attended by Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, a number of officials from the ministry and decision-makers of the social sector, as well as government sector representatives, and Emiratis of all ages.

The majlis aimed to strengthen the ministry’s vision in development work and societal partnership with government, private and non-profit organisations based on the principle of “a cohesive family and coherent community”.

The majlis participants discussed the efforts of the MoCD in supporting family stability and its role in family cohesion and social solidarity, under the theme “Family cohesion is a lifestyle”, presented by Hessa Tahlak, Assistant Under-Secretary for Community Development, and Dr. Mona Al Bahr, a former member of Federal National Council.

The participants referred to “Child Rights Law-Wadeema”, the family’s role in promoting and activating the provisions of the law based on cultural knowledge and confidence in the articles of the law and its regulations.

The “Al Ameen” service, introduced by the Dubai Police to provide safe and confidential communication channels to people in need of help, emphasised the role of the family in dealing with social media. Parents play an important role in helping children understand the role of technology and social media and the safe and secure usage of cyberspace.

Source: Emirates News Agency