New mural unveiled in Dubai to pay tribute to Emirati women

Dubai mural features images of 100 Emirati women whose journeys and achievements are the pride of the nation
New mural unveiled in Dubai to pay tribute to Emirati women
By Sam Bridge
Wed 29 Aug 2018 02:01 PM

Hessa Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, and Jameela Al Muheiri, Minister of State for Public Education, have inaugurated an Inspiring Emirati Women mural in Dubai.

The mural at the headquarters of the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority was unveiled on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day.

The mural contains images of 100 Emirati women, whose journeys and achievements are the pride of the nation, state news agency WAM reported.

"Today, Emirati women have the tools to contribute to community development and the international progress of the UAE," said Buhumaid.

Al Muheiri expressed her pride at participating in the annual national event and stressed that working in the educational sector is a source of inspiration for many in the UAE government.

Tuesday saw the UAE celebrate Emirati Women’s Day to highlight the importance of Emirati women’s contribution and role in the country’s development.

Emirati women continue to serve their nation in various positions including in the Federal Government, where nine female ministers make up 27 percent of the ministerial assembly. They also hold positions in the armed forces, national service, police and security among others.

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