Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development welcomed in his Palace the ISGF Delegation who paid a three-days official visit to UAE to view UAE Pioneers activities in complement of UAE membership in ISGF. The delegation was headed by ISGF Chairman Ms. Mida Rodrigues, accompanied by Secretary General Ms. Cécile Bellet and Treasurer Mr. Anthony Florizoone.
The meeting was attended by Emirates Scouts Association Chairman Dr. Salem Al Darmaki, UAE Scout Pioneers Committee Chairman Dr. Abdulla Al Mashrakh, Dr. Ahmed Thani Al Dosari; General Secretary of UAE Scout Pioneers Committee and members of UAE Scout Pioneers Committee Executive Board. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak praised ISGF role in strengthening cooperation among various states, as well as spreading the culture of friendship and tolerance among nations to create conscious and enlightened generations.
The delegation’s visit came at an invitation from UAE Scout Pioneers Committee in the period 12 – 14 November 2016, where the committee designed grand program for the delegation to visit UAE landmarks. In addition, a ceremony was organized at Sharjah Scout Commission, included performances; heritage exhibition and scout show displaying old photos embody the march of UAE scout movement since 1954 till 2016.
The delegation also held a meeting with UAE Scout Pioneers Committee Executive Board discussing the admission of the committee’s membership in ISGF and many topics of interest for pioneers.