Nahyan’s support to voluntary work hailed

SHARJAH: The support extended to voluntary work at higher education institutes by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research was hailed by participants at the Emirates Volunteers Society’s forum.

Sheikh Nahyan recently called for creating student councils for voluntary work at universities.

Deputy Chairman of the Emirates Volunteers Society and mediator of the forum Abdul Rehman Al Naqi affirmed the body’s interest in encouraging the youth to engage in voluntary work through new initiatives through social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

The forum was hosted at a Ramadan majlis in Sharjah.

The Society, he added, welcomes all proposals aimed at supporting voluntary work and promoting social solidarity.