The Council of Ministers, the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council, informed the Government of the approval of eight parliamentary recommendations on the subject of the Ministry of Community Development policy regarding family building, the most important of which are facilitating access to government housing for couples and polygamy, and reducing the deduction rates to finance government housing by repaying the repayment period as it was. In the past, he pointed out that he directed a number of ministries and federal bodies to study eight other recommendations in the same subject, most notably the doubling of the children's allowance, to encourage citizens to have children, disbursement of the newborns allowance for retirees, and financial support for the mother HOME) for its support in the performance of the family role.
In detail, the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council received a letter from the Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs on the Council of Ministers decision on recommendations issued by the outgoing Council on the subject of the Ministry of Community Development policy on family building.
The letter included the approval of the Council of Ministers to implement eight recommendations, without incurring any additional financial burdens, and directing eight other recommendations to the ministries and federal authorities concerned for consideration in the light of government plans and approved budgets.
According to the letter, the government approved the adoption of the Ministry of Community Development as a basic tool to unify family policies, and prepare a unified social policy in coordination between the Ministry of Community Development and the competent authorities to study and address social issues at the level of risk and the management of the country, and the preparation of social issues related to the monitoring and management of the country. In order to develop appropriate policies, programs and mechanisms to protect society and enable it to continue effectively.
The government also agreed to establish an electronic compromise system for those wishing to marry under government supervision, which is confidential and private to reconcile those wishing to marry at the state level, as well as the inclusion of educational material in school curricula and national service programs that are specialized in upbringing and family relations, which is prepared by specialists in this regard. In addition to preparing public programs for the community and activities to educate couples on the importance of the family and the foundations of consensus between the spouses, and methods of proper family dialogue and skills to deal with situations of conflict and conflict within the family, and the preparation of awareness programs for people of determination and their partners to qualify them C.
The list of government-approved recommendations included the development of training programs and workshops to restore marital life between divorced or successful divorce, programs on psychological and social counseling for divorced persons and their children, as well as the establishment of family counseling centers in each Emirate, and the appointment of family counselors on a permanent basis in these centers. In addition to facilitating access to government housing for premarital and polygamous couples, reducing the deduction rates to finance government housing by repaying the repayment period as in the past, and finally to find a central body working on the management of collective weddings at the state level. Of different media in promoting the participation of collective weddings or marriage at home, and to change the perception about them.
The Council of Ministers also directed the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources and the General Authority for Pensions and Social Security to seek a recommendation that "double the children's allowance, to encourage citizens to have children, and pay the newborns allowance for retirees."
The Council also directed the Ministry of Community Development to seek two recommendations, the first of which is to raise the value of the marriage fund grant, to cope with the accelerating economic changes, and to grant it to all those wishing to marry regardless of the number of previous marriages, and cancel the salary ceiling as a condition for disbursement of this grant, and doubled in case of participation in collective weddings for men and women. Refrain from individual parties, while the second recommendation to provide «financial support for the mother (housewife) to support her in the performance of her family role».
Marriage of foreign nationals
The Government directed the Ministry of Justice to draw on three recommendations, the first of which provides for “amending the Personal Status Law to cope with the accelerated developments of society, including to address some phenomena, such as marriage of citizens, immigrants and the establishment of citizens”. Family guidance outside the court in each emirate operates on two periods and public holidays, taking into account the presence of a female specialist during the reform sessions with the wife, while the third recommendation provides for the establishment of federal courts for families As for some local courts. ”
- Consider raising the value of the marriage grant and grant it to all, regardless of previous marriages.
- Government-approved recommendations included the development of psychological counseling programs for divorcees and their children.