MANAMA, 28th August, 2016 (WAM) – The president of the Supreme Council of Women (SCW), Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain, has congratulated H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, which falls on 28th August each year.

According to the Bahrain News Agency (BNA), Princess Sabeeka praised Sheikha Fatima’s achievements and her Emirati women empowerment efforts, thanks to the support of the UAE leadership. She wished her constant success in serving her nation, and wished Emirati women further advancement and prosperity.

Emirati Women’s Day sheds light this year on the role and contributions of Emirati women in all creative and innovation fields.