H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak,
Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council
for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development
Foundation (FDF), the "Mother of the UAE," has launched the "UAE
Inculcation" initiative," during a ceremony organised by the Ministry
of Education at the Fatima bint Mubarak School in Abu Dhabi.
The initiative, a modern educational
project supervised by the Ministry of Education and supported and sponsored by
the "Mother of the UAE", aims to promote progress and provide a
productive and sustainable school environment and maintain a smart environment.
The project is also part of the Year of Giving initiative, and it embodies the
modern concept of moral education, with the aim of forming bonds of friendship
The initiative targets public
schools with sufficient space and will include areas dedicated to water
culture, marine environment, gardening and indigenous UAE plants.
The initiative is expected to help
establish the concept of moral education among students by creating gardens in
their schools. It is also an effective tool in supporting the efforts of the
Ministry of Education to establish noble values in students, and part of its
goal is to create a curriculum that will effectively introduce academic
concepts in their behaviour, performance and future direction while teaching
the values of responsibility, work, production and giving.
Sheikha Fatima attended the
ceremony. Present were Jameela Al Muheiri, Minister of State for Public
Education, Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, and other female
and academic leaders.
In her speech, which was given on
her behalf by Dr. Al Shamsi, Sheikha Fatima said, "It is a happy occasion
being here today at the Fatima bint Mubarak School, and meeting you and my
children, the students, who are sharing these moments with us while reflecting
the closeness between the nation s children, who are working together to
develop and preserve it. And here we are today, at the launch of the UAE
Planting Initiative, which is the result of joint and constructive work to
provide the appropriate atmosphere to prepare the UAE s children. This initiative
reflects our wise leadership s support for the growth of the most important
area of life, agriculture, which the world relies on to provide food security
and protect the environment."
late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder of the country, gave
agriculture all his support and attention, as it is the source of food and the
driver of the economy. It also represents overall environmental
sustainability," she added.
Fatima presented her utmost appreciation to the wise leadership, led by
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and
Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown
Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and
their brothers, Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members the Rulers of the UAE,
for their support and sponsorship for education, and raising its levels to the
highest standards, and keeping pace with the latest international scientific
developments. She also thanked Jameela Al Muheiri, as well as the school
directors and teachers who are responsible for teaching the UAE s children
science, creativity and innovation.
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