With the vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and within the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces in promoting the quality of life For People of Determination, Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Social Solidarity Fund for Employees of the Ministry of Interior, launched a special initiative for people of determination, by granting them a "Fazaa Hamm" card.
The initiative comes with a strategic partnership between the Ministry of Community Development, the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, the Social Solidarity Fund for Employees of the Ministry of Interior and the Emirates Special Olympics Foundation, and with special support from government agencies providing discounts and facilities.
The launch - which took place with the visual communication feature - was attended by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, Minister of Community Development Hessa bint Issa Bou Hamid, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Special Olympics Foundation, Shama Bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazrouei, The head of the Abu Dhabi Municipalities and Transport Department, Falah Muhammad Al-Ahbabi, His Excellency Abdullah Abd Al-Ali Al-Humaidan, the Secretary-General of the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, Executive Vice President of SEHA, Rashid Al Qubaisi, the Undersecretary of the Municipalities and Transport Department Abdullah Al-Sahi, and the Director General of the Social Solidarity Fund for Workers at the Ministry of Interior Bouharoun Al Shamsi and National and Executive Director of the Emirates Special Olympics Foundation, Talal Mustafa Al Hashemi.
His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan stressed that the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination is always working to cooperate with all of its strategic partners in various initiatives and projects with a view to empowering and integrating people of determination into society with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
His Highness said, "Cooperation with the Social Solidarity Fund for Employees of the Ministry of Interior" Fazaa "- by launching membership with exceptional privileges that give its holders of determination citizens and residents in the name of" Fazaa Hamm "- comes to embody the vision of rational leadership in achieving social integration and encouraging the building of a society that has equal opportunities For all and principles of government in enhancing cooperation and coordination between agencies and institutions to serve those of determination.
In the name of thanks and appreciation to the team, His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, he praised the role played by the Ministry in maintaining security and stability throughout the UAE to provide the appropriate climate for development, progress and building civilizations, appreciating the interest and concern of His Highness During the launch of many humanitarian initiatives, and the honors that His Highness offers to serve these groups.
For her part, Shamma bint Suhail bin Faris Al Mazroui said: “We are delighted with this new partnership with Fazaa and the Zayed Foundation for People of Determination that comes to crown sustainable efforts, and for unlimited cooperation to give all Emirati Special Olympics players and people with mental challenges in the state the“ Fazaa Hamm ”card to contribute to Giving them packages of unlimited facilities and benefits, and appreciates their great efforts with us in the Special Olympics for our various programs, and by putting our institution's logo on the card presented to those with mental challenges who work with us to promote the institution that completes the march and carries the legacy of the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. "
For his part, the head of the Abu Dhabi Health Department, Sheikh Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Hamid, said: “People of determination have always received the attention and care of our rational leadership, who has always been keen on directing local efforts to support them and ensure their inclusion in society, as well as providing them with appropriate opportunities so that they can demonstrate their capabilities and employ them in building Society, and today, under the generous guidance of our leaders, may God protect them, we value the pioneering initiatives launched by the Zayed Higher Organization and the "Fazaa Fund" to support people of determination and meet their needs by mobilizing institutional efforts for the benefit and happiness of this group.
And he emphasized the keenness of the Health Department Abu Dhabi to ensure the health and well-being of people of determination through setting policies and regulations that facilitate their access to the health care services they need, in coordination with governmental and private medical institutions and cadres in the emirate.
For his part, Abdullah Al-Humaidan affirmed the Zayed Higher Foundation’s keenness for people of determination to provide qualitative and distinguished services to people of determination in accordance with the highest international standards by launching initiatives and implementing vital projects in various fields, and to continue the process of improvement and development of care and rehabilitation services and programs, supportive treatment services, and evaluation, Early intervention, and other specialized services provided by the Foundation in its various centers scattered throughout the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and via video calling remotely during the current stage as a result of the current situation in the interest of the safety and health of all.
Al-Humaidan praised the efforts of the Social Solidarity Fund for the employees of the Ministry of Interior as a public utility body, based on the principle of solidarity and solidarity in society, and their fruitful cooperation with the Zayed Higher Organization through the program and the issuance of the new membership "Fazaa Hamm" with the aim of providing distinguished and high-quality services to the owners of determination and to the members affiliated with the program .
He thanked the Municipalities and Transport Department and a health department represented by the Abu Dhabi Health Company “SEHA” for their cooperation and support for the initiative and the inclusion of their services for those with determination.
Lt. Col. Ahmed Bouharoun Al Shamsi, Director General of the Social Solidarity Fund for Employees at the Ministry of Interior, and the managing director of “Fazaa” pointed out that the UAE is proactive with the support of people of determination led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State “may God protect him” and in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai "may God bless him" and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
He said: "We provide leadership services for people of determination, this category that is dear to our hearts, through this special and distinguished card, which contributes to strengthening national efforts to improve the services provided to them and provide everything that would support this category to overcome challenges, continue its journey of giving, building its capabilities and taking its place In the comprehensive development process taking place in the United Arab Emirates, noting the presentation of ten thousand electronic Fazaa cards linked to the People of Determination card issued by the Zayed Higher Organization, and used without the need to carry them with them as it will be linked to the smart application of the Zayed Higher Organization "Fazaa" and will be effective from today Online registration.
Al Shamsi appreciated the efforts of all parties and institutions participating in the issuance of this card and the facilities they provided to card holders, confirming the existence of joint and permanent work and continuous coordination with all institutions to upgrade the services provided by the Social Solidarity Fund for workers in the Ministry of Interior and to move forward.
The card provides special facilities for people of determination in the field of customer service, facilities and privileges provided by companies owned by owners of determination, and free delivery services, whether in municipalities, licenses, foodstuffs, and in the financial field as exemption fees in recreational facilities, etc., and in the knowledge field as providing introductory brochures in several languages , Brochures, publications, guides and awareness guides in Braille in Arabic and English with service centers at the participating entities and in the entertainment and sports field, as fitness equipment is available for exercising and warming up to enhance immunity and physical strength.
Among the services enjoyed by the new "Fazaa Hamm" card holder are services provided by the Municipalities and Transport Department, which is the transportation of passengers in the "abras" and only one companion is exempt, the passenger transport service by public buses and only one companion is exempt, and public parks services, and in taxi services a discount of 50 %, And in the traffic tariff service in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, people of determination are exempt from fees with only one vehicle, and the services of Abu Dhabi Health Services “Absher” for people of determination, in addition to providing exclusive offers and discounts on consumer, marketing and commercial products in more than 5500 diversified stores, and more From 4000 food and consumer products, in addition to hotel reservations around the world at competitive prices, car rental at prices starting from 39 dirhams a day, 40% discount for a total of 131 hospitals in the UAE, and many other offers and features.
The new card is divided into two categories, the first bearing the emblem of the UAE Special Olympics, in cooperation with the Emirates Special Olympics Foundation to include all those with mental disabilities, and the second card for all those with determination citizens and residents of various disabilities from birth until the age of 49 according to the approved disability classification guide issued by The Zayed Higher Organization is for people with intellectual and hearing disabilities, visual challenges, people with autism and people with multiple disabilities, psychological disabilities, communication disorders, lack of attention, people with hyperactivity and hyperactivity.