ABU DHABI, 1st January, 2023 (WAM) — As part of the Emirate’s vision to make Abu Dhabi the best city in the world to live, work and visit, and our wise leadership’s focus on people of determination , the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination (ZHO), in cooperation with Emirates Schools Establishment and its several strategic partners in the field of tourism and hospitality, announced the completion of the first smart geographical map Smart to support people of Determination Visit 296 Preparing Ready Institutions receive them at Abu Dhabi level in various sectors covering Abu Dhabi Island and its suburbs, Al Ain area and Al Dhafra area, 206 of which are educational facilities which can be accessed in the emirate and all the data therein are passed through the following The way is constantly updated Zhao.
This initiative by ZHO is in line with its strategy and ongoing efforts to coordinate and collaborate with relevant institutions, including UAE school institutions, to make Abu Dhabi a friendly city for those of determination.
The organization started developing Smart Maps in early 2022 with the aim of strengthening the Emirate’s position as a friend of people of determination, which will help to cover at the emirate level all facilities equipped to receive them and help families and parents have access to the most suitable services for their children. facilities.
The institutions with facilities suitable for those of determination have been verified after ZHO representatives conducted a series of visits to all institutions across the emirate to understand accessibility. This feature will allow determined people and their parents to search for services that can be accessed directly through Google Maps and learn about the facilities at the location before visiting.
The Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination confirmed that it is working with all competent authorities in the emirate to facilitate people of determination, noting the importance of joint cooperation between all relevant ministries to set up various service facilities, including education And services facilities such as airports, air carriers, hotels, various means of transportation, communications, websites, shopping centers and other amenities and services friendly to determined people.
Abdullah Abdul Ali Al Humaidan, Secretary General of the ZHO, emphasized that people of determination are fundamental pillars of social development and contributors in various sectors, possessing a strong will and excellent qualities and abilities that can be used to advance their aspirations and development . Incentivize them by coming up with and implementing initiatives that meet their needs. This is in line with the Emirate of Abu Dhabi’s People of Resolve strategy and the National People of Resolve policy.
“People of determination are an important part of the United Arab Emirates society and our wise leadership gives them all the attention and care and strives to empower them throughout the society. The educational facilities in the emirate are the same as in all sectors in this field, even More, is the most important sector. This organization seeks to ease the resolve of parents and families in finding a place for their child across all facilities, services and environmental preparations so that determined people reach them naturally,” he added .
Al Humaidan said the UAE is an inspiring model in supporting and promoting the environmental readiness of diverse populations of determination, as it is keen to adopt advanced solutions and provide everything that supports their full integration into society. ZHO, as the government entity responsible for providing care and rehabilitation services to these groups in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, plays a key role in empowering them in collaboration with strategic partners in various fields.
He pointed out to the Emirate of Abu Dhabi that, in line with the comprehensive approach of empowering and integrating them with new global standards, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is committed to establishing working mechanisms in line with its strategy to support people of determination and contribute to the realization of the emirate’s vision. contribute. society.
Nafie Ali Al Hammadi, executive director of the organisation’s support services sector, confirmed that the organisation, in collaboration with various strategic partners, aims to provide an inclusive and empowering community system for people of determination across all sectors, explaining that ” ZHO” will undertake the input of all information received from tourist facilities and places and maintain this map as an ongoing project while continuing to add information permanently as developments occur.
He said the Google platform was chosen because 70% of smartphone owners use it to get directions, search for addresses and view travel landmarks, and ii can be accessed from all types of smartphones, desktops, laptops and tablets .
Dania Moqdad Al-Adhami, a civil engineer at the organisation’s Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Department, said: “The maps allow residents and tourists to find all the services and tourist attractions that serve people of determination throughout the emirate of Abu Dhabi. If ZHO Those places are actually assessed, or contacted directly to confirm access for those who are determined, and those places are added to the map.”
Regarding the facilities for people of determination listed on the map, she said: “They include 206 schools including people of determination, 12 tourist facilities, 35 hotels of different categories, 3 mosques, 3 higher education facilities, 7 shopping centers, 7 cultural venues, 7 restaurants, 2 hospitals and 15 public gardens”.