Abu Dhabi: WAM
The Albanian Youth Program, launched by the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center, brings together the initiatives and activities launched by the center over the years. It is concerned with the category of young people and generations of the boys of the country, whereby the young men and women of the country offer light models that reflect the noble principles of the Emirates and the civilized face of the country, in support of the strategy of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center aimed at consolidating tolerant Islamic culture and promoting the values of coexistence, openness, brotherhood and civilized communication between people in the Emirates of Peace, embodying the legacy of The Original Human Emirates.
Amal Bamatraf, Director of the Cultural Communication Division at the Center, said: “The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center has managed to provide an exceptional experience in investing the energy of the country’s youth, through the groundbreaking programs and – initiatives launched since its inception in 2012., which are concerned with the youth category and to prepare a generation capable of continuing the march of The sustainable development seen by the country in various fields and to highlight the civilized and human face of the United Arab Emirates locally and internationally by working with patriotism stemming from the original heritage of the Emirates, which is one of the basic values that the center would like to inculcate in all programs which has to do with the youth.
She added that the center is receiving worldwide attention and praise thanks to the country’s youth embodying the Emirati value system based on coexistence and communication with different cultures, noting that most of the visitors’ comments on the Trip Advisor website the mosque described by providing messages of peace, harmony and tolerance, as one of the remarks said “was very impressed during our visit to the mosque by the beauty of this building and its message of tolerance and we were warmly welcomed from the moment we entered until the time we left.We felt the sanctity of the place and the attention to its details as the culture tour specialist was wonderful, and we visited with her extensive knowledge and high skills to be in a friendly way dealing with everyone has influenced their multiculturalism. ”
The center was inspired by the name of the program “The Builder Youth” of one of the immortal poetic masterpieces of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – may his soul rest in peace – whose value from the hearts of the people of the United Arab Emirates because of the meanings it entails that reflect the founding father’s faith in the youth, a wealth of the nation and builders of his renaissance And his progress, and the program’s slogan was inspired by the shape of the plant in his growth stage, which symbolizes the category of young people and the values that the center eagerly wants to learn to bear fruit and enjoy its donation to the fatherland.
The “Al-Shabab Al-Buani” is a summary of a set of programs concerned with the category of youth and youth, the most important of these programs are: “Volunteering, training programs such as Ibn Al-Dar, the Small Culture Guide, the development and refining students’ skills at higher education institutions, the practical training program for school and university students, and customized programs. ” For determination and other groups.
Jamal Al-Dahmani, director of the center’s department of worship and visitor services, said: “The center, as part of its strategy, is working to consolidate the culture of volunteering, which embodies one of its core values, namely” We do volunteers as a thank you for giving the country “by providing the opportunity for young volunteers, from the center and outside, to volunteer in various fields. It develops and invests in them the love for the fatherland and the value of volunteering, and it develops the personality of the person and makes him more positive in his society, where volunteering is an extension of true citizenship and a way of life as it hones skills.The number of volunteers allowed to volunteer annually to do during the month of Ramadan are more than 180 volunteers, who play an active role in serving their community and country and provide a bright image to the sons of Zayed, in v several fields of volunteer work.
Amina Al Hammadi, Head of the Center for Cultural Tours at the Center, said: “One of the most prominent programs regularly organized by the Center is the Ibn Al-Dar Program, which is concerned with qualifying national cadres. , including universities. students and graduates, in the field of providing cultural tours in the country. The idea of the program arose from the center’s strategy aimed at presenting a clear picture of tolerant Islamic culture and the culture of the UAE society, represented in tolerance, communication and coexistence, through the programs, activities and initiatives offered throughout. The number of graduates of the program since its launch in 2012 has exceeded Out of 190 graduates, they have been trained, rehabilitated and improved their skills to achieve the highest levels of achievement in cultural tours in the hands of the country’s cultural tour specialists at the center . The program offers its graduates part-time jobs at the center, as graduates of the program are currently providing cultural tours with efficiency and professionalism to various cultures of the world. ”
She added: The center is working to embrace the talents of the emerging category and prepare them for a promising future through the Small Culture Guide program. It is a training program based on an early and continuous educational methodology that encourages them, refines their talents and energy, introduces them to the profession of tour specialist, and raises their awareness of their role as ambassadors representing their country in an honorable manner. , and offers future prospects for them to pursue the profession of cultural tour specialist. The number of graduates of the program since its inception has reached more than 389, and the role of the center does not end with their graduation, but its role extends to the development of a methodology that ensures graduates are encouraged to continue goes through their participation in training in the provision of cultural tours and training and its integration into various groups of various workshops, leading to Advanced training stages, such as the Ibn Al-Dar program.
The Rehab Al-Hamm program reaffirmed the Center’s commitment to social responsibility, and its belief in the effective and influential role of people of determination as an essential part of society. Photos in the mosque and their participation in the Spaces of Nour Award for Photography, organized by the center on a regular basis.
The Center has partnered with higher education institutions to develop students’ skills, refine their talents and direct them in various fields, such as taking on the potential of female students in the field of design in collaboration with Zayed University to develop the university’s library furniture. to develop, where a number of these designs have been approved and applied, and collaborate with the College of Fine Arts at Zayed University and female students The Higher Technology College in the exhibitions organized by the center as an exhibition of an inspiring leader, and an exhibition of artistic features – elegant fonts and inspiring landmarks, in which they participated with a set of paintings emphasizing Islamic art manifested in the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and paintings in Arabic calligraphy, in addition to organizing various workshops; To invest the talents and energy of university and college students.
Abu Dhabi: WAM