The signing ceremony at the Sharjah International Book Fair celebrated the signing of the book «Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Ruler of Al Ain 1946-1966» in English, and recently issued by the National Archives, and the signing ceremony witnessed a remarkable turnout of important figures, media and pioneers of the exhibition.
The National Archives is keen to organize a signing ceremony for the book "Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Ruler of Al Ain" from the importance of the content of the book, which highlights a very important stage in the biography of the late founding leader Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, and the emergence of his star as leader The people of the country have turned around and are keen to convey the rich content of the book to the children of non-Arab communities in the UAE.
The book shows that the Al Ain Museum contains a summary of the historical episodes experienced by the city and its villages through the phases of ancient history. Khalifa, who had a special strategy for the Al Ain region, relied on the management of its tribesmen.
The book says about the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan: His father is Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa, ruled Abu Dhabi between 1922 and 1926 AD, has restored peace during his rule, and the mother of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan is Sheikha Salama bint Butti bin Khadim bin Nahiman Al-Qubaisat, and Al-Qubaisat, one of the tribes of the Bani Yas Alliance.
The book depicts some features of Sheikh Zayed's childhood and youth, and his love of science and knowledge, which led him to self-learning, community and family, as he benefited from Al-Mutawa, and self-educates himself, and benefit from the dialogues and discussions of the councils, and members of his family, as well as monitoring his relationship with his parents and brothers, for all that Of great influence in shaping his leadership and patriarchal personality.
The long years spent by the late Sheikh Zayed in Al Ain have enriched his experience in the affairs of Abu Dhabi and Al Ain in the finest details of life, making his advice and guidance indispensable in all matters relating to the region.
The book consists of three chapters, the first of which is the Sheikh Zayed administration in Al Ain, which started in 1946. Sheikh Zayed was very familiar with the affairs of the region and the conditions of its people, and his upbringing among the tribes enabled him to have a deep understanding of his policy and enabled him to take a new course in his management of the region. Al Ain, where he decentralized, distributed roles to the people of the region to share part of the responsibility of its management, and when he realized the importance of the Al Ain region agriculturally, he worked on the development of the agricultural sector, based on three priorities, namely: digging new aflaj and repair old Restoration, expansion of the agricultural area, And repair the watering system.
The second chapter of the book talks about Sheikh Zayed's policy towards the tribes of Al Ain, has worked to bring views between the tribes to achieve stability, and achieve security in the Al Ain region, and the variety of methods used by Sheikh Zayed to contain the tribes.
The last chapter of the book, on Sheikh Zayed's links with Al Ain's neighbors, highlighted his relationship with neighboring emirates, once known as the Trucial States, and highlighted his wisdom in resolving border problems with the neighborhood.