The Sharjah Youth welcomed 68 members from 17 Arab countries.
golf today, staff reporter
Sharjah Youth, affiliated with the Rubu’ Qarn (RQ) Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, conducted several workshops that aligned with the Arab Parliament’s goals for children to empower their members, enhance their knowledge and their Talent to develop several activities and educational workshops. This happened with the arrival of members of the Arab Parliament for Children in the Emirate of Sharjah.
Sharjah Youth hosted 68 members from 17 Arab countries attending the fourth and final session of the second session of the Arab Parliament for Children, which will last until July 30, 2022.
The members were introduced by Dr. Abdulrahman Al Yasi, Director General of Sharjah Youth, welcomed at Wasit Youth Center in Sharjah.
Welcoming the visitors, Al Yasi stressed that the center is pleased to offer a range of educational programs and various workshops aimed at improving children’s skills through its interactive activities.
The children later participated in a range of workshops, including workshops on the principles of programming and assembling a robot, carpentry workshops, and art workshops that included concrete art, terrarium art, terrazzo art, and pottery art. They also took part in workshops on auto mechanics and electronics.
In addition, the children were introduced to appropriate information on the topics of the workshops they attended, in order to provide them with the most important information and skills they need to acquire new and important skills and experiences.
In addition, members of the Arab Parliament for Children participated in an open sports program in which they practiced a range of different sports and activities, such as soccer, swimming, volleyball and other games that received fun and interaction from the children.
Earlier this year, the Youth Council of Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) organized a virtual round table discussion in cooperation with the Federal Youth Authority and the Sharjah Foundation for Supporting Entrepreneurship (RUWAD).
The session aimed to highlight the UAE’s role in the development of the industry, to specify the basic needs for undertaking industrial projects, to discuss challenges faced by the entrepreneurial sector and to discuss solutions to encourage young people to join it join vital sector. Also, it aims to support the sustainability and growth of young entrepreneurs’ activity from the private sector institutions in the country and to direct entrepreneurs to the industrial sector, which is the main engine of the national economy.
The meeting was attended by Sultan Abdullah Bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, and a number of youth council members from the department. Also, Maryam Nasir Al Suwaidi, Deputy Director of Industrial Affairs Department at SEDD, Fatima Al Ali, Director of Project Support and Funding Department at RUWAD Foundation, and a number of investors in the industrial sector and owners of existing industrial projects supported by the Foundation will .
Al Suwaidi said that Sharjah has managed to create an adequate and strong legislative and legal environment that supports the industrial sector’s vision and plans and can keep pace with the fourth industrial revolution. He added that SEDD attaches great importance to providing companies and factories in the emirate with all means of support and motivation to effectively contribute to the performance development and sustainability of the industrial sector in the emirate.
He added that SEDD is working on a new action plan with an ambitious centennial vision to help make the UAE the best country in the world by 2071. In addition, he pointed out that the total number of industrial licenses is increasing significantly, reaching 13 percent in the last five years.
Probably the session witnessed a great interaction where the participants discussed a number of topics related to the needs of entrepreneurs to start investing in the industrial sector. In addition, the panel discussion highlighted the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the industry. The participants also discussed the role of the state in the development of the industrial sector and the proposed solutions to attract young people to enter the world of industry.