H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed visits General Women’s Union.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, visited the General Women’s Union’s (GWU) headquarters in Abu Dhabi, on Wednesday, where he was welcomed by the organisation’s Director-General Noura Al Suwaidi.

During the visit, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah was briefed on the union’s latest work in supporting women and developing their capacities at various levels.

Sheikh Abdullah toured the Al Jawhara Hall, where the awards received by H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, are on display, in recognition of her role in supporting humanitarian and charitable causes and the advancement of Emirati women.

H.H. Sheikha Fatima has been honoured by many local and international authorities, in recognition for her exceptional achievements in humanitarian fields.

He also visited a number of the building’s departments including its training unit, and the heritage and handicraft department.

After signing the guest book, the Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the pioneering role played by the GWU under the patronage of Sheikha Fatima, saying those efforts have made the UAE’s humanitarian work a role model for the world.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs