social affair

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: affair - a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowshipsocial affair - a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
bee - a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions
love feast - a social gathering intended to create goodwill among the participants
company - a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived"
function - a formal or official social gathering or ceremony; "it was a black-tie function"
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"
supper - a social gathering where a light evening meal is served; "her suppers often included celebrities"
get together, meeting - a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room"
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The meeting also discussed topics relating to GCC social affair and challenges faced by social and development action in the Gulf region.
Contract notice: Framework contract for services in support of communication activities in the field of employment, social affairs, skills and labour mobility.
28 (BNA): Mariam bint Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister for Social Affairs, has emphasised that the UAE provided unlimited support to Yemen in the light of the current critical conditions in the country.
CAIRO, Oct 27 (KUNA) -- The Executive Office of the Arab Ministerial Council of Social Affairs held its 66th session on Tuesday in preparation for the Arab Social and Economic Development summit scheduled due in Tunisia next year.
Cairo, 14 Muharram, 1437,October 27, 2015, SPA --The Executive Office of the Council of Arab Ministers of Social Affairs started its 66th session here today.
The Minister of Labour and Social Affairs HE Abdullah Saleh Mubarak al-Khulaifi met the Moroccan Minister of Employment and Social Affairs, Abdul Salam al-Siddiqi and his accompanying delegation in Doha yesterday.
JEDDAH: A committee of representatives from the Ministries of Interior, Health and Social Affairs is working on mechanisms to deal with the issue of homeless people in Makkah region.
Doha, Sept 8 (ONA) The GCC Ministers of Social Affairs and Development today concluded the second meeting of the GCC Ministers of Social Affairs and Development Committee.
The Kurdish Globe The Iraq's Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs approved the allocation of monthly salaries to Kurdish Yazidi children and women abducted by Islamic State group (IS) and then managed to escape.
During the conference which was organized by Social Affairs ministry on Wednesday, the participants called for establishing a fund for providing required support to local associations in order to facilitate its relief and humanitarian tasks.
The meeting reportedly featured high on the means to face the existing challenges, whereby Derbas highlighted the interest of the Lebanese government and the Ministry of Social Affairs in the affairs related to women and children.
Summary: A committee for addressing the needs of stateless children in Lebanon announced a new awareness campaign at a news conference at the Social Affairs Ministry Wednesday.

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