Faraj Fund Hosts Inmates' Children On ‘Emirati Children’s Day’
Fakhir Rizvi 5 days ago Sun 17th March 2019 | 04:00 PM
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 17th Mar, 2019) Faraj Fund has organised an exciting day jam-packed with activities and entertainment for the children of inmates in penal and correctional facilities, in cooperation with Emirates Park Zoo and Resort and the Emirates Transport Corporation The initiative comes in response to the directives of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, to celebrate the Emirati Children’s Day on 15th March each year.
The event commenced with a tour at Emirates Park Zoo, followed by a variety of fun and recreational activities that were specially prepared to provide the children and their families an unforgettable experience. Around 174 children and 106 mothers were present, along with media representatives and the staff of Faraj Fund.
Dr. Nasser La Khreibani Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the board of Directors of the Faraj Fund, said, "We are delighted that our first initiative in the 'Year of Tolerance' 2019 is to bring happiness and joy to the hearts and minds of children and their families and to participate in the Emirati Children's Day celebration."
"I would like to use this opportunity to convey my gratitude to the General Directorate of penal and correctional institutions for their efforts in supporting the humanitarian work of Faraj Fund that has brought happiness to the hearts of the families of inmates of penal institutions. It is our social responsibility to support our community in terms of mercy, tolerance, equality and commitment," he added.