The Ras Al Khaimah government provides financial support to nurseries affected by the repercussions of Corona

 In implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and in line with his vision of maintaining an integrated and flexible educational system of high quality.. The Ras Al Khaimah government announced the provision of financial support to a number of private nurseries that closed temporarily due to the repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic.

The government of the emirate provided support to all private nurseries that initiated the application and met its conditions, and most of them were able today to reopen their doors to children, with their full commitment to implementing the preventive and precautionary measures issued by the Ministry of Health and Community Protection.

This support for nurseries is part of several initiatives launched by the emirate's government to ensure business continuity in all sectors and to support companies and various institutions that have been affected by the repercussions of Covid-19.

Last year, the government launched a package of incentive measures and facilities to support thousands of companies in the emirate, including canceling and reducing fees, canceling or postponing some payments, exemptions from delay fines and engaging in activity.

Mohammed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Secretary-General of the Executive Council of Ras Al Khaimah, said that the initiative to support private nurseries is a strong evidence that reflects the keenness of the emirate's leadership to support business sectors, and its commitment to accelerating economic and social recovery from the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

"Studies show that early childhood education not only increases opportunities for future generations, but also enhances women's contribution and presence as an essential part of work teams in various fields," he added, pointing to the initiative's importance to the emirate's long-term development process and emphasizing The financial support provided by the Ras Al Khaimah government will contribute to helping private nurseries in the emirate to continue their work and growth in the post-pandemic phase.

For her part, Helen John, Director of Kinder Wood Nursery in Khuzam area in Ras Al Khaimah, expressed her happiness to receive the support, especially since it comes after a period of closure of her nursery during the past year that lasted for 11 months.

"We were very pleased with the initiative to support private nurseries by the Ras Al Khaimah government, thanks to which we were able today to reopen our doors," she said, noting that all sectors were affected by the repercussions of the pandemic, and that this qualitative initiative not only contributes to supporting the nurseries sector in the emirate, but also enhances The process of bringing up future generations in this important stage of their lives, and contributing to their development and growth in light of the conditions they experienced as a result of the spread of the pandemic.

"We are working to use the financial support to acquire some important materials to improve the quality of children's education, and to carry out some necessary repairs in the building, in addition to training staff and improving their skills," she added.

For his part, Amin Hammoud, director of the Little Dream Nursery, whose business was affected by the repercussions of Covid-19, said: "We are pleased with the support we received from the Ras Al Khaimah government. We are now working to restart our nurseries in the emirate, successively within the next two months, which It would not have been possible if we had not received this financial support."

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