UAE MoCD signs MoU with DCD to boost social sector

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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UAE MoCD signs MoU with DCD
Officials during the signing ceremony | WAM

UAE Ministry of Community Development (MoCD) and the Department of Community Development – Abu Dhabi (DCD) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at enhancing cooperation, coordination, and exchange of expertise between the two entities.

According to the statement, this MoU serves to support and enable strategic ties and partnerships, facilitating joint efforts to improve the quality of services provided within the social sector.

The MoU signing ceremony was attended by Shamma bint Suhail Faris Al Mazrui, UAE Minister of Community Development, and Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of DCD, in addition to leaders from both parties.

Further, the deal aims to strengthen the frameworks of cooperation and coordination between the two entities, in relation to non-governmental social care institutions and centers operating within the social sector in Abu Dhabi, regulating their activities, activating their role in society, and enabling them to provide specialized services in a way that enhances the quality of life of all members of society.

The MoU also intends to enhance the quality of social services by continuing to improve the licensing, inspection, and oversight system in accordance with applicable legislation, through joint communication and coordination plans between the two sides.

According to the statement, “This reflects the complementarity of roles between the federal and local institutions in each emirate, in addition to enhancing cooperation and coordination in legislative areas and policies related to social sector centers and institutions; and exchanging experiences, information and new developments in the field.”

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