Excellency Ali Salem Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees conveyed the
greetings of HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's
Union, Supreme Chairperson of the Family
Development Foundation and
Chairwoman of the Supreme Council of Motherhood and Childhood and her message to
affirm the importance of the role of the FDF in social work and how crucial it
is for every employee in the Foundation to strive to fulfill the role they are
entrusted to fulfill for the good of the nation and the community.
speech came in the annual celebration organized by the Family Development
Foundation (FDF) to honor exceptional employees. The celebration was attended by
Maryam Al Rumaithi, Director-General of the Foundation; directors of
departments, divisions and offices and a number of the Foundation's employees
from the Foundation's different centers around Abu Dhabi.
Kaabi thanked the leadership of the Foundation for choosing him as Chairman of
the Board of Trustees for the third time running.
"It is a great honor for me" said Al Kaabi,
"to be chosen for this position again. To be here amongst you, and to work with
you all. I promise the leadership and I promise you to give all that I can give
in this next stage in the life of the foundation whose leadership has proven to
have dealt well with the reality of the life and the social circumstances and to
have known how to walk down the rightious path alongside the footsteps of the
the celebration Maryam Mohammad Al Rumaithi praised the team spirit that was
distinctive of the FDF- a foundation that is blessed with the support of the
wise leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab
Emirates, may Allah save him; the patronage of HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin
Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE
Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council and the interest of HH Sheikh
Hazzaa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser and Vice Chairman of the
Abu Dhabi Executive Council. HE Al Rumaithi deeply thanked HH Sheikha Fatima
bint Mubarak pointing out that Her Highness is the secret to the success of the
Foundation, which has affirmed its active role in the community and strives to
translate Her Highness's instructions into strategic work plans aiming to create
a positive influence on the progress of the community.
Rumaithi concluded her speech by thanking everyone who has worked hard, applied
themself and excelled as a contributor to the success of the foundation.
the celebration held at the Dusit Thani Hotel, HE Ali Salem Al Kaabi, Chairman
of the Board of Trustees and HE Maryam Mohammad Al Rumaithi, Director-General of
the FDF honored long serving employees who spent over 10 years serving the
Foundation with devotion and dedication as well as the Foundation's retirees,
students, exceptional employees and work teams and committees. In addition to
honoring the work team of the Family of the House Forum.