Family centre of discussions
Officials are to discuss the role of the family in UAE society at a two-day summit starting on Tuesday.
National news agency WAM quoted Colonel Mohammed Ahmed Al Hosni, deputy director of the Social Support Centres Department, as saying: “The conference focuses mainly on family, which represents the building block for a secure and safer society.”
He added: “Five major topics will be discussed at the conference, and they are: showing the importance of family role in today’s modern society; determining the challenges and obstacles facing families, particularly Emirati families; developing and providing a number of practical solutions for the specific problems; determining the role of different social institutions in supporting families; and establishing and developing partnerships with organisations that provide help and support to families in the UAE.”
‘The Role Of Family in Modern Society: Challenges and Support’ conference is being held under the patronage of Lt Gen HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.