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Sheikha Fatima Affirms the Role of the Family Development Foundation in the Community

His 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.

The 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.

Al 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 government."
During 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.
Al Rumaithi concluded her speech by thanking everyone who has worked hard, applied themself and excelled as a contributor to the success of the foundation.
During 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.