His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Executive Council, presided this morning in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council, and His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Vice-Chairman of the Assembly of the Executive Council of the Council in the office of His Highness the Ruler.
The meeting discussed many important issues related to the progress of government work, the monitoring of the performance of all government departments and bodies, and plans to develop vital sectors in the emirate.
The Council has issued Resolution No. 12 of 2022 amending Resolution No. /8 of 2018 of the Executive Council regarding the performance appraisal system for government personnel of Sharjah, and the new articles in the resolution organized a mechanism for employee complaints against the result of performance evaluation through the complaints committees at government agencies and an evaluation mechanism for Public Employees during the period of employment.
The Council approved the Memorandum of Legal Consent regarding the amendment of Law No. 7/ of 2015 on the organization of the Sharjah Education Council, with the aim of developing legislative legislation and keeping pace with the great development in the education sector.
The Council reviewed the annual report of the Ministry of Social Services for the year 2021 AD, and the report discussed the different achievements and services provided by the Ministry to the different target groups, where the number of social assistance beneficiaries reached 9,661 beneficiaries, for a total aid of 406 million dirhams.
In the social care and protection sector, the number of residents in shelters reached 194 throughout the year, 2,929 urgent and non-emergency communications were handled for people without social care. The department also provided various services to 4,387 elderly and people with disabilities.
The report also covered the department’s social and educational programs, where it implemented 4,295 educational programs targeting 144,000 participants, in addition to support and social empowerment programs for beneficiaries and families. 265,544 volunteer hours in community service.
The report covered the department’s efforts in digital transformation, implementation of electronic links with relevant authorities, training and qualification services for specialists and employees involved in social work, and supervisory inspection of professional licenses.
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