Sat 03-12-2022 10:33 AM
DUBAI, 3rd December, 2022 (WAM) -- Coinciding with 51st UAE National Day, the Ministry of Community Development, in collaboration with Al-Futtaim Group, is organising an exhibition for Emirati productive families, at Festival Plaza in Dubai, as part of a memorandum of understanding signed by the Ministry and the Group earlier, with the aim of empowering Emirati productive families and encouraging them to provide entrepreneurship opportunities.
The products of the families vary between handicrafts, clothing and fashion, perfumes, dukhoon, and food products.
The exhibition, which runs till 6th of December, brings together 15 Emirati productive families registered in the Ministry's "Al Sanaa" initiative and were selected by a decision of a jury formed by members at the Ministry of Community Development, Al-Futtaim Malls and entrepreneurs, after a competition was organised to determine those eligible families to participate in this exhibition to promote the spirit of competition, improve the quality their products and give them the opportunity to compete for the grand prize i.e. (obtain a shop for a period of 6 months at Festival Plaza).
"Al Sanaa" initiative for productive Emirati families is one of the sustainable and distinguished projects in the UAE, which aims to raise the economic level of productive Emirati families through micro-projects that enhance all efforts to empower the Emirati family with distinguished projects run by young people, senior citizens and talented people of determination for the purpose of supporting their development and progress role in the society, while at the same time demonstrating their contribution and active participation in the economic development of the UAE.