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UAE issues decree forming board of Dubai Women Establishment

Sheikh Mohammed proclaimed Mona Al Marri as Chairperson and Managing Director of the new board and Hala Youssef Badri as Vice Chairperson. (Twitter)

UAE Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has issued a decree forming the board of Dubai Women Establishment (DWE), Emirates news agency WAM reported Monday.

Sheikh Mohammed proclaimed Mona Al Marri as Chairperson and Managing Director of the new board and Hala Youssef Badri as Vice Chairperson.

In reaction to the announcement, Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the wife of Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs expressed her gratitude for Sheikh Mohammed’s support and effort to empower women.

Sheikha Manal also said that Sheikh Mohammed’s move motivates Emirati woman to excel both on local and international levels.

Other members of the new board include Huda Issa Buhumaid, Khawla Rashid Al Mehairi, Hana Abdul Wahed Al Rostamani, Huda Saeed Naeem Al Hashimi, Lamis Mohamed Hamdan Al Shamsi, Muna Busamra, Lubna Qassim Bastaki.

Each woman is a member for three years and the post’s duration is renewable.
 

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Last Update: Monday, 9 March 2015 KSA 11:03 - GMT 08:03
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