By Azania Post
Mwanamwema Shein, First Lady of Zanzibar, the wife of Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar, has praised the advanced regional and international stature of Emirati women, their attainment of leading positions in various sectors, and their tangible contributions to the country’s development.
She also considered the UAE’s experience in supporting and empowering women as a global example to be followed, adding that her country admires and appreciates this experience and is looking forward to benefitting from it.
First Lady Shein's remarks came during a visit to the Dubai Women Establishment, DWE, as the head of a delegation of female leaders while being received by Hala Badri, Vice Chairperson of, DWE, and Lamia Abdulaziz Khan, Director of the Dubai Ladies Club and Corporate Communications Director of the DWE, according to the Emirates News Reports
The visiting delegation aims to review the DWE’s initiatives and projects and the adopted practices and programmes to advance Emirati women and educate female leaders, as well as promote the exchange expertise and knowledge with women’s organisations in Zanzibar and Tanzania.
The delegation included Ryan Qasim, wife of the Ambassador of Tanzania to the UAE; Fatima Mohammed Dadi, wife of the General Consul of Tanzania in Dubai and the Northern Regions; Samira Diria, First Secretary at the Embassy of Tanzania in the UAE, as well as several officials.
She invited the DWE to visit Zanzibar with a delegation of female Emirati leaders from the public and private sectors, to review opportunities for cooperation and share the UAE’s experience.