Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed the Family Cohesion Document, launched by the Department of Family Development Centers in Sharjah, as part of its campaign themed "Homeland Is Family" and organized under the slogan "Family is Safety .. Sultan’s Wish." Sharjah Chamber will uphold the campaign’s principles and provide all support aimed at realizing its objectives of improving family life in across the emirate.
HE Abdullah Al Owais, Chairman of the Board, signed the Document, in the presence of HE Mohammed Al Awadi, Director General, and Maryam Al Shamsi, Assistant Director General for the Support Services Sector.
Al Owais pointed out that the Family Cohesion Document enhances social responsibility and embodies a partnership that supports family life and its stability in our times, as Sharjah Chamber is always keen to collaborate with the community’s institutions concerned with family affairs, in line with directives of His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife, Her Highness Shaikha Jawaher Bint Muhammad Al Qassimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs.
Al Owais stressed this event aims at enhancing the community’s interaction with the various government agencies in Sharjah, supporting the relevant government institutions and departments and enabling them to support the community to support the Emirati family’s cohesion within the framework of the national agenda that aspires to maintain a cohesive society that’s proud of its identity and belonging, and pursuant to the Family Development Centers Department’s endeavors to advance community development and enable its members to fulfill their roles.
For her part, HE Moudhi Al Shamsi, Head of the Family Development Centers Department in Sharjah, thanked Sharjah Chamber for supporting community initiatives undertaken by various government agencies and institutions, and noted that signing the Document will contribute to uniting efforts made for joint projects that mitigate challenges facing the family unit and ensuring its stability and building an integrated work system based on successful experiences, research, scientific studies and best practices to advance those efforts made in the service of the family.
Al Shamsi pointed out that more than 22 government entities have signed the Family Cohesion Document, key to improving family life in the emirate by supporting the relevant government institutions and departments and enabling them to support the family’s structure and cohesion, involving government departments in social responsibility by contributing to supportive services and facilities, in addition to planning joint projects with the authorities that mitigate negative phenomena that may destabilize the family unit and society as a whole.