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Mariam Al rumaithi: the term «senior citizens» important gesture


Mary praised Mohamed Al rumaithi, Director of the family development Foundation, the new national policy approved by the Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Allah, which change the older term (senior Citizens), and includes seven main points, emphasizing that the decision is an important gesture contributing to support the skills of senior citizens, promote social status between families and society, and an important opportunity to benefit from practical experience and life and passed on to the new generation.

She added: the family development Foundation and the guidance of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak «mother», head of the General women's Union President up for family development Foundation, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for motherhood and childhood, always keen to strengthen the role of the «senior citizens in society through progress Establishment of programs and services in 17 centres scattered Al Dhafra and Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. It was Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has opened this month events «first forum for the elderly», organized by the Foundation under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, under the slogan «ye sustenance and revival Heroes» on the occasion of the international day for the elderly, and aims The Forum to take advantage of the elderly as associate members in the community and improve the enjoyment of their rights and the rights of future generations, and the investment potential of older persons and their abilities and activate their role in society, and highlight areas of a supportive environment for the active participation of the elderly in society.​