Ministry of Home Affairs has commenced the 13th workshop under the programme initiated to develop responsible citizens. The workshop is participated by over 50 participants from 12 islands, including representatives from schools, local councils and organisations.
During the workshop, participants will be familiarised on different kinds of crimes and on how crime rates can be lowered. Further information will be given on the importance of building a responsible future generation and the role played by each respective authority in achieving the target. Moreover, the workshop focuses on informing participants on the importance of abiding by the laws and regulations to avoid societal issues.
Speaking at the ceremony held to inaugurate the workshop, Senior Executive Director Arushad Ashraf said over 500 citizens have taken part in such workshops. He called on every individual to perform their individual responsibilities before trying to discipline others.
The two-day workshop is held at Thaa Atoll Education Centre in Veymandoo in Thaa Atoll. The presentations and information will be delivered by Maldives Police Service, Health Protection Agency (HPA), Local Government Authority (LGA), National Drug Agency (NDA), Juvenile Justice Unit, Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Ministry of Education.
The 12th workshop of the series was held in Raa Atoll.