A vehicle with modern appliances was presented by the Ministry of Interior and endorsed by Lieutenant General Shaikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, to special needs students.
Shaikh Saif’s continuous backing of special needs people as a part of the “Hope Planting” campaign for special needs, aimed at enhancing UAE values, such as social solidarity.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said that being handicapped cannot hamper creativity whenever there is potential for work and production. The remark was made on Monday during the launch of the hope planter initiative in which Sheikh Saif took part with people with special needs from the Abu Dhabi Rehabilitation and Care Center for People with Special Needs, to plant the palm at the General Headquarters of Abu Dhabi police.
By doing so, Sheikh Saif said “we are inspired by wise vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, stated in his address to the nation on the 38th national day anniversary in which he called for the revival of societal solidarity and values”. He stressed the importance of planting being symbol for productivity and solidarity, adding that “it is great to see people with special needs surprising us with their unique talents even overcoming many healthy people”. The ‘hope planter’ initiative includes many activities, services and projects of the ministry of Interior, including the launch of police friends programme soon. – Emirates News Agency, WAM
Shaikh Saif’s initiative includes a number of activities and projects that are being carried out by the Ministry during this year, in line with the directives of the UAE leadership in caring and tending to the requirements of special needs people.