A cooperation agreement was signed today between the Ministry of Social Development, represented by the department of Service of Family Development and the Zubair Small Enterprises Centre (Zubair SEC).
According to a statement, the agreement will pave the way to develop support programmes for social security families in the management, entrepreneurship, business establishment sectors. The families will be helped through specialised training programmes and develop their skills and capabilities.
The agreement was signed by Sayyida Maani bint Abdullah Al Busaidia, Director General of the General Directorate For family development, representing the Ministry and Said Salim Al Sahib, Director of Zubair SEC, representing Zubair SEC. Also in attendance were, H.E. Rashid Ahmed Shamsi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Social Development, and Al Zubair Mohammad Al Zubair, Vice Chairman of the Zubair Corporation.
The agreement includes the design of specialised training programmes to help families of social security and develop their skills and capabilities in the field of management and entrepreneurship. The families will also be helped for building their own business by providing them with specialised consultations in preparing a feasibility study as well as operational and financial plans. The plan also proposes marketing and incentive programs to promote their business and enhance its sustainability.