Rail Planning & Development Department, Rail Agency of Roads & Transport Authority recently treated orphan kids of Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation to a recreational trip to Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Mall as part of the humanitarian activities of the Agency towards this segment of the community in an effort to entertain them and make them happier & cheerful.
The Director of Rail Planning & Development Abdul Rida Abu Al Hassan said: “This gesture, which comes in the context of the social activities of the Department this year, reflects the attention of the RTA to foster initiatives that seek to enhance the communication with various spectrums of the community. It also represents a perception of the need of orphan kids for care and patronage in keeping with our spiritual values and the principles of our Islamic religion. During the journey the children were accompanied by the Director and other staff who accorded every care and attention to these kids in order to entertain and cheer them up.
During their tour of the Aquarium, the children were familiarized with various types of fishes and attended to a briefing about the facility from one of the specialist employees of the Aquarium.
For their part, the employees of Sharjah Social Empowerment Foundation thanked RTA for this meaningful gesture towards the orphan children at the Foundation, and praised the huge efforts made by the RTA.
It is worth-mentioning that Rail Planning & Development Department has earlier this year organized the activities of World Water Day 2010 in the context of its concern for protection of the environment in cooperation with Environment Department, Dubai Municipality.