HRH Haya Bint Al Hussein
Honours Tamkeen 2006 Graduates
Haya Bint Al Hussein Honours Tamkeen 2006 Graduates
Princess Haya Donates 250 Holy Quran in Braille to Visually
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of
HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and
Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai today visited
Tamkeen, a Dubai-based organisation that rehabilitates and
trains the visually impaired.
HRH Princess Haya was
accompanied by HE Dr. Hanif Hasan, UAE Minister of Education,
and Dr. Abdullah Al Karam, Secretary General of Dubai
Education Council and Director of Tamkeen.
Princess Haya toured the centreвЂ™s facilities and was
informed of its vision to empower visually impaired
individuals in the UAE through training, support and
counselling. Tamkeen team briefed HRH on the centre's skill
building programmes designed to empower the competencies of
the visually impaired to prepare them for suitable job
During her visit, HRH Princess Haya
donated 250 copies of the Holy Quran in Braille to the
students, who expressed their profound gratitude and said the
Braille copies would enable them to easily recite and memorise
the Holy Quran.
The donation is in line with
Princess HayaвЂ™s commitment to charity work and her ongoing
support of organizations that focus on empowering physically
TAMKEEN students thanked Princess
Haya for her care and support of people with special needs,
particularly the visually impaired. They said the visit
provided them with a strong incentive to further develop their
skills. It also encouraged Tamkeen team to double their
efforts to enhance services and programmes for the visually
impaired across the country.
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al
Hussein honoured 20 visually impaired graduates of TAMKEENвЂ™S
2006 English and IT courses. She praised the studentsвЂ™
commitment to acquire knowledge and enhance their professional
capabilities to find suitable job placement.
is a non-profit centre aimed at empowering visual impaired
persons through providing training programmes with
international standards. TAMKEEN also seeks to facilitate
their independence by creating opportunities that enhance the
quality of their lives.