1999 News Story

Arab Council for Childhood and Development meets in Cairo

In a press statement today following a meeting of the Arab Council for Childhood and Development, its Chairman Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz stated that those participating had stressed the importance of contacting Arab men of science and literature who have chosen to live in foreign cultures, in order to benefit from their experiences in formulating ideas on the acculturation of Arab children. Prince Talal went on to report that disabled Arab children are currently receiving better support than ever before, and noted that the Council is extending financial support to both government and private societies that operate in the area of alleviating the sufferings of disabled children and advising their mothers on how to take care of them.