MoSD, AGFUND inaugurate ‘National Guides for Childhood’

  • Date: 21-Apr-2024
  • Source: Oman Observer
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:Oman
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MoSD, AGFUND inaugurate ‘National Guides for Childhood’



The Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) on Sunday launched the 'National Guides for Childhood' as part of a project to improve services provided in nurseries in cooperation with the Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND). The event was held under the auspices of Dr Hilal bin Ali al Sabti, Minister of Health, and attended by Dr Laila bint Ahmed al Najar, Minister of Social Development.A guide to national standards for nurseries and their classification in the Sultanate of Oman was developed to guide those responsible for nurseries on the standards that should be ensured and will contribute to improving the conditions of existing nursery institutions.Dr Nasser bin Bakr al Qahtani, Executive Director, AGFUND, said: “Launching the national guides for childhood is a major move in the right direction. The project targets children based on a scientific perspective and it accommodates the needs of this basic segment of society. The childhood category is one of the most important groups targeted by the AGFUND programme with its development mission through the criteria it applies in selecting the projects to supports and finances so that they respond to the requirements of sustainable human development.”

The event was held under the auspices of Dr Hilal