Emirates Society for Animal Welfare to Convene General Assembly on Monday
The Emirates Society for Animal Welfare will convene its ordinary general assembly meeting at its Emirates Park Zoo headquarters located in Al Bahia, Abu Dhabi on Monday. The meeting will be attended by the representative of the Public Utility Associations Department, at the Ministry of Social Affairs.
After achieving quorum, the Society’s members will discuss the administrative and financial report and will re-elect the Board of Directors for a second term, so as to continue the tasks entrusted to its members for the next four years; based upon the Society’s statute and the Law on Public Utility Associations at the Ministry of Social Affairs.
Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Emirates Society for Animal Welfare, underscored the importance of spreading awareness on animal welfare and the need to protect animals. He urged the public to treat animals humanely and encouraged them to engage in volunteer work related to animal protection. Moreover, he called for raising public awareness on the important role of animals in maintaining ecological balance that ensures the continuity of life on the planet; and organizing mobile medical units to provide treatment and care for animals, in coordination with the various relevant associations and specialized health centers in the UAE.
Major General Dr. Al Nuaimi stressed the keenness to support actions that aim to promote the Society’s objectives and raise awareness on the Federal Act provisions for the year 2007 regarding animal welfare, as well as the local laws related to animal welfare and the environment.
For her part, Noha Rashid Al Hinai, General Secretary of the Emirates Society for Animal Welfare, indicated that the Board of Directors’ Interim Committee had invited the Society’s members to attend the General Assembly meeting, in keeping with the keenness to implement the provisions of Article 24 of the Assembly’s Statute; pursuant to the provisions of Law No. 2 of 2008 on Public Utility Associations.