Crown Prince, UAE minister discuss cooperation in youth field | Crown Prince Foundation

Crown Prince, UAE minister discuss cooperation in youth field

5 December 2017


Amman 5 December, 2017 – His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein Tuesday discussed with United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Youth Affairs and head of the Emirates Youth Council, Shamma Al Mazrouei, prospects of cooperation between youth centres in the two countries.

The meeting at Al Husseiniyeh palace dealt with areas of cooperation and the exchange of expertise between the Crown Prince Foundation (CPF), the Emirates Youth Council and the Arab Youth Centre for the empowerment of youth in the two countries and to enhance their capacity, leadership and competitiveness and stimulate them for creativity and innovation.

Prince Hussein stressed the deep Jordanian-UAE relations, noting the Gulf Arab country's initiatives to support youth and enhance their role.

He also spoke of the need to utilize youth resources and empower them to take part in the development process, stressing the importance of cooperation between the CPF and the UAE youth institutions.

In a separate meeting at the CPF, held in the attendance of the Crown Prince and the UAE minister, the foundation's acting CEO Nour Abul Ragheb gave a briefing about its key areas of operation, programmes and initiatives and the goals it seeks to achieve to develop leadership and excellence of youth and harness their skills.

Mazrouei, for her part, spoke about the Emirates Youth Council's initiatives and education, training and employment programmes as well as the national youth agenda and Arab youth strategy.