Maps    |   Hotels    |   Tours    |   Jobs    |   Real Estate    |   Citylife    |   Entertainment    |   Restaurants    |   Education    |   Shopping    |   Contests 
  Home  |  Contact Us  
       Sign In / Register  
DUBAI CITY INFO
History
Statistics
Landmarks
Dubai City Map
Dubai Metro
Dubai Videos
HAPPENINGS
Dubai News
Press Releases
What's On
Latest Events
Annual Festivals
TOURIST INFO
Visa Regulation
Dubai Airport
Travel Tips
Hotels/Lodging
Explore Dubai
Shoppers Paradise
Dubai Gold Souq
Getting Around
Emergency Numbers
Embassies & Consulates
HELPFUL INFO
Government Services
Hospitals
Banks
Newspapers
Shopping Malls
Parks / Beaches
Clubs / Organisations
Schools
Libraries
Freezones
Business Information
RELOCATING
Relocating Help
JOBS
Jobs Search
PROPERTIES
Property Finder
TOURISM
Medical Tourism
Dubai Healthcare
Google
WebSite  
 

News Detail

Dubai Tour Booking
Dubai Visa

UAE EIDA
Pre-Registration
Application Download

Special Promotions
Dubai Hotel Booking at
Cheapest Rates
Book Dubai
Furnished Apartments
Dubai Tours & Safaris
at Best Rates

Dubai Hotel, Lodging & Accommodation

Dubai Apartment Rates & Booking

Dubai Desert Safari Tours

Dubai Dhow Cruise Dinner

Dubai City Sightseeing Tour

Hatta Trek Tours & Mountain Trekking

Helicopter City Tour Over Dubai

Fujairah & East Coast Tour

Aquaventure Tour at Dubai Atlantis

Featured
Latest News & Happenings in Dubai
Dubai Health & Medical Tourism Information
Dubai Real Estate & Freehold Properties
 Nation   Region   Sport   World   Technology   Business   Tabloid   Notes 
Powered by GulfNews.com, one of the most popular daily English language newspapers in the United Arab Emirates.

Mohammad urges special needs people to achieve their dreams


09/06/2009 11:35 PM | WAM

Dubai: The UAE grants people with special needs the right to employment, education, marriage, and decent living on par with normal people, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said yesterday.

"People with special needs can be involved in creative work in various fields,'' he added.

Shaikh Mohammad made these observations when meeting a group of people with special needs from all over the UAE, who received a special invitation to visit him.

Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, was also present on the occasion.

Stressing that the UAE's laws safeguard their right to live normal lives, Shaikh Mohammad urged people with special needs not to stay at home and become a burden to their families.

In an effort to ensure the proper implementation of the law, Shaikh Mohammad instructed the Ministry of Social Affairs to accelerate the enforcement of relevant legislation, devise an early intervention programme to deliver full care to physically challenged people and oblige all federal and local entities to provide all necessary services in government buildings and utilities to cater to the requirements and needs of this special category.

Shaikh Mohammad said people with special needs play a vital role in the social fabric. He described them as "people with special challenges" because they serve the interest of the community and nation by challenging their hearing and speech impairments and physical disabilities.

He encouraged them to be creative in their respective fields and make an impression in accordance with their individual capabilities.

Shaikh Mohammad cited instances of Arab and foreign achievers such as writer Taha Hussain and poet Abu Al Ala'a Al Merri, and others, who overcame their disabilities to excel in sport, music and art.

"The UAE under the leadership of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is proud of them... and will provide them with equal rights as other members of the society," Shaikh Mohammad said.

Some visually-challenged poets recited poems during the meeting, expressing their delight at meeting Shaikh Mohammad and praising the UAE's achievements.

 

 

 

 

 
 Back to News Page 
DubaiCityInfo.com assumes no responsibility for any content from external sources.
 Nation   Region   Sport   World   Technology   Business   Tabloid   Notes 
 More News & Happenings :
 Latest Press Releases  Events & Exhibitions  News Archive
 Popular Links :
 Dubai Hotel Deals & Special Offers  Dubai Tours, Safaris & Dhow Cruises &
 Featured :
Atlantis Dubai Aquaventure Tour
Atlantis Dubai Aquaventure Tour
Dolphin Show at Dubai Dolphinarium
Dolphin Show at Dubai Dolphinarium
 
Entertainment Special Events Contests Restaurants
Dubai Medical Tourism & Health Tourism in Dubai
Dubai News, Press Releases, Events & Exhibitions Dubai Citylife, Restaurants, Night Clubs, Sports, Dance...
Dubai Hotel Booking / Book Dubai Furnished Apartments Dubai Desert Safari, Dubai Dhow Cruise & Dubai Tours
Latest Jobs in Dubai, Career News & Recruitment Agencies Dubai Real Estate & Freehold Properties Listing & News
 





 


Google
WebSite  
Sponsored Links
Jobs in Dubai
Find the latest job listing & career news in Dubai
Banking / Finance Jobs
IT / Graphic Designers Jobs
Human Resource Jobs
Oil / Petroleum Jobs
Sales / Marketing Jobs
All UAE Jobs
Most Viewed
Dubai Videos
Google UAE Map
Dubai Landmarks
Dubai Jobs
Dubai Real Estate
Dubai Entertainment
CityLife
Restaurants Clubs & Pubs
Movies Health & Fitness
Sports Dancing
Education Kids n Teens
Sale & Discounts
Promotions
Competitions
 © 2009 Dubai, UAE    Dubai News   |  Dubai Events   |  Dubai Map   |  Dubai Jobs   |  Book Dubai Hotels   |  Dubai Desert Safari   |  Dubai Real Estate   |  Dubai Tourism   |  Dubai City Life