Search DubaiPRNetwork.com

Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity

PCFC and GDRFA helped 511 employees tie the knot over last 7 years

PCFC and GDRFA helped 511 employees tie the knot over last 7 years

Saturday, July 14, 2018/ Editor -  

Share

Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity

Dubai, UAE, July 14, 2018:  Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) reinforced its continual efforts towards more social cohesion through the mass wedding initiative which it has organized consecutively for the last seven years.  

It is part of PCFC’s efforts to promote happiness, and to help families and couples with the wedding expenses and the start of their lives. The initiative, which is held in partnership with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai (GDRFA) has seen increasing number of beneficiaries during the last seven years which involved 511 employees. The first mass wedding started in 2011 and involved 53 employees. In 2018, a total of 127 employees tied the knot in an impressive grand mass wedding. These mass weddings saw the birth of 137 babies so far. 

There were also four mass weddings that targeted female employees and involved 6 government departments. The weddings from 2011 to 2018 involved 353 female employees.   

Commenting on the initiative, Khalil Saqer bin Gharib, Director of Corporate Communication Department, Head of Mass Wedding Committee said:” This initiative reflects our efforts in helping families and supporting the community around us following the vision of the wise leadership of enhancing family and society stability. Mass weddings support the UAE’s strategic plans including Dubai Plan 2021, and helps reduce cost for young people planning to get married”.  

Bin Gharib added:” This is part of our efforts at PCFC and Dubai Customs to help families achieve more stability and happiness. Happy families is a strategic objective, which follows the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai in building stronger and more stable UAE families by supporting young people who plan to get married”.

Bin Gharib pointed out the mass wedding committee made a number of field visits to other government partners to learn about their experience in this field. These included Emirates NBD, DEWA, and Dubai Health Authority. The committee also held meetings with strategic partners including Dubai Customs, GDRFA, RTA, Dubai Police, Dubai Municipality, DP World and Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department. 


Previous in Government, Legal & Humanity

Next in Government, Legal & Humanity


Home >> Government, Legal & Humanity Section

Latest Press Release

Tissot PR100 Lady Sport – Chic Glamourous Festive Season

Immigration Amnesty Extended Further

Jury Announced for Epson's First Ever Win-A-Robot Competition in Europe, The Mid ...

Dubai South unveils the Aviation One office complex

DLD announces 3rd Gulf Real Estate Awards 2019

Air India Express launches its new route to Kannur from Abu Dhabi International ...

du & Sharjah University Piece Together Larger Than Life Guinness World Record Mo ...

Dubai Culture officially inaugurates ‘Live our Heritage' festival at Global Vill ...

Raja Al Gurg is one of Forbes Magazine's 100 most powerful women in the world

GROHE Rapido SmartBox: Universal Solution for More Individuality in Showers

Winter wool Christmas must- haves

Listen to the Autism Beat Gala Dinner at Atlantis - The Palm

Dubai Health Authority breaks Guinness World Record for most participants in a b ...

New Menu alert: Moombai & Co. launches exciting and delicious food items to its ...

5G in mobile technologies will be a game changer opening doors to innovation & u ...

New 1948 Seamaster Watches Join the Ranks'

Banks to Assess Credit Worthiness of Customers with Al Etihad Credit Bureau Befo ...

Dubai Tourism Highlights Importance of Digital Maturity and Revenue Management i ...

2018 Business Review of Saudi Arabia

Unique art exhibition dedicated to UAE's leaders marks Burjeel Day Surgery Centr ...