The Department of Finance celebrated the International Day of Happiness with its employees through programs designed to bring happiness to the department's staff, visitors and customers. Marking this day observed every year on 20 March, the department building displayed the slogan of the day along with a smiling face and expressions that bring happiness to employees as a part of celebrations across the UAE.
The celebration was held in presence of HE Ali Mustafa Mohammed, Director of the Department of Finance, and HE Youssef Abdullah Al Awadi, Deputy Director of the Department. Participating in an hour of contemplation event held at Fujairah Castle with happy employees, Mr. Mohammed said that happiness has become a typical characteristic of the UAE at both the state and people levels. Happiness is a goal cherished by the human race and the UAE people is one of the happiest peoples in the world, he said. The UAE is keen to provide all means of happiness for all its citizens and residents, he said. For this purpose, he said, the UAE created a ministry to develop programs that will bring happiness to this people including you.
In his speech, the Director of the Department of Finance wished happiness for all and particularly his highness president of the UAE and their highnesses sheikhs, rulers of the emirates, who support our happiness. He extended thanks to HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Ruler of Fujairah and HH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi for their support for the emirate's citizens and for providing every means of happiness for the citizens and residents of Fujairah.
HE Deputy Director of the Department of Finance Youssef Al Awadi distributed gifts among the employees to bring happiness to all.
The department staff exchanged happiness cards that carry beautiful meanings about happiness and love for each other, wishing many happy returns.