UAE, Jordan sign MoUs to cooperate in 7 social development areas
October 21, 2022 / 6:50 PM
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, and Ayman Al-Mufleh, Jordanian Minister of Social Development, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in social development issues between the governments of the UAE and Jordan covering seven areas.
The areas include rehabilitation and empowerment of persons with disabilities (people of determination), family development, productive families, protection and social welfare, elderly welfare (senior citizens), non-benefit public associations and social aids.
The MoU was signed by Hessa Buhumaid at the 77th session of the Executive Office of the Council of Arab Ministers of Social Affairs, held on 19th and 20th October, 2022, in Jordan. The pact is part of the joint social work and the efforts of the two countries in consolidating bilateral relations and at the same time, enhancing cooperation, efforts of the two countries in consolidating bilateral ties for the benefit of the two nations through exchanging experiences, especially in social and development fields.
The MoU focused on exchanging best experiences and practices concerning the rehabilitation and empowerment of persons with disabilities (people of determination), through visits, acknowledging the experiences of the two countries in the field of welfare and rehabilitation. The MoU will benefit from the expertise, the latest laws and legislations regulating work in this field, exchanging successful experiences in the employment of people of determination, in addition to exchanging information, scientific publications, applications and smart programmes.