15 January 2023

Celebration of Gulf Children's Day/ Ministry of Social Development and Family Enhances Gulf Identity Among Children

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Doha, January 15 (QNA) - The Ministry of Social Development and Family (MSDF), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education, organized the Gulf Children's Day celebration, which falls on Jan.15 each year, at the Social Development Center in The Pearl.

The celebration of this occasion comes as an important day, as all attention was directed to the children of the Gulf; In order to create a special international day for them, which is an ideal opportunity to instill patriotism, and to enhance their national and Gulf identity.

Several educational, artistic and recreational activities were also held during the celebration, which facilitated the introduction of children to the customs and traditions of each Gulf country, in addition to experiencing wearing traditional Gulf clothing and raising flags that embody the national identity. The participating children were also provided with important basic information about Gulf roots and origins and their environment.

On this occasion, the Head of the Family Development Department at the Ministry of Social Development, Hadeel Ali Al-Ajeel, said in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA): "The celebration of Gulf Children's Day, which falls on Jan. 15, comes to confirm that this stage is considered one of the most important stages in human life", indicating that the main purpose of this celebration is to draw a smile on the faces of children, and to enhance the feeling of close social distances in which the Arab Gulf countries coexist.

For their part, a number of parents of the participating children expressed their great pleasure in organizing this celebration, indicating that it is an occasion to emphasize the interest and care of children, and to instill the authentic Gulf identity, by promoting moral values and religious, national and social principles. (QNA)


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