His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, said that wise leadership does not make a year pass without realizing the dream of the late founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a country that embraces all his sons and fulfills their dreams and aspirations.
In a speech marking the 48th National Day, His Highness added, “We bid farewell to a year of achievements, shining on the successes of the UAE.
More than counted achievements and historical stations, but they are all part of the UAE's continuing march towards the heights of glory and the highest levels of civilization progress.
The following is the text of His Highness's speech delivered through the magazine "Shield of the homeland" on the occasion of the 48th National Day of the State.
// Today, we stand at the threshold of a new year of our glorious state, bidding a year full of achievements, highlighting the successes achieved by the UAE, under the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and President of the UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and His Highness the Rulers of the UAE, renewed on this precious occasion the heart of every Emirati and Emirati woman and all those living on this kind and generous land, the era of loyalty and loyalty to the wise leadership. Do not make a year pass without making great strides in achieving the dream of the founding father of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, "God's mercy", a country that embraces all his children and fulfills their dreams and aspirations and works for their well-being and decent living, while establishing their active and positive participation in The process of development, development and construction promotes their openness to cultures and their participation in the development and progress of humanity.
This year, the UAE witnessed an important stage in the decision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, that half of the members of the Federal National Council should be women, in order to advance their career and further empower them as key partners in the past, present and future of the country, which in turn constitutes Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, Umm Al-Emarat, has been a cornerstone of the efforts of women, children and the family in the UAE. In order to achieve these goals, the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority was established, a federal law was adopted to care for senior citizens, and a number of youth centers were launched in various emirates.
This year has witnessed many historic events that confirmed the UAE's position in various fields and fields, perhaps the most prominent of these events is the "document of human brotherhood" launched in the capital Abu Dhabi in the presence of representatives of all religions, led by Al-Azhar Sheikh Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb and His Holiness Pope Francis, Pope The Catholic Church was one of the brightest moments in the Year of Tolerance, the pioneering gesture of His Highness the President of the State, which celebrated the activities and events, including, but not limited to, the announcement of the construction of the "House of the Abrahamic Family" to be the custodian of the The launch of the Zayed International Coexistence Fund in support of the efforts to promote a culture of peaceful coexistence and human brotherhood among the peoples of the world, laying the foundation stone for the construction of the Hindu temple in the country, and hosting the Special Olympics for the World Games, an event that stunned the world the magnificence of its organization. It is not only an oasis of economic and urban prosperity, but also a center of civilization, coexistence and dialogue among all human beings.
This year has also witnessed a remarkable international presence in the country, whether by receiving senior leaders such as the Presidents of China, Russia and the Prime Minister of India, and the conclusion of partnership and cooperation agreements with them, or through the historic visits of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander The armed forces of a number of brotherly and friendly countries, consolidating the position of the UAE and its prominent presence in the regional and international arena.
This year, we were very proud of another historic achievement that brought together the hearts of Emiratis and Arabs, the rise of the first Emirati astronaut to the International Space Station, where Hazza Al Mansouri and his companion Sultan Al Neyadi embodied Zayed's dream and the UAE's ambition to make a significant contribution to space science. The announcement of the establishment of Mohammed Bin Zayed University for Artificial Intelligence, in addition to dozens of conferences, events, festivals and events hosted by the UAE, including the World Space Conference, which witnessed the signing of the Charter Arab group space cooperation includes 11 Arab countries and the first satellite projects will be Arab scientists from the United Arab Emirates, confirms the hard work exerted by the wise leadership to the forefront of the world in these vital fields. The launch of Al Watan Palace, a major national and cultural edifice in the heart of Abu Dhabi, the establishment of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Authority and the launch of the Madrasa platform, the world's largest online educational platform, also reflect the UAE's keenness to embrace the values of knowledge and authenticity among generations. .
These achievements are more than counted, and historical stations are not counted, but they are all part of the UAE's continuous march towards the heights of glory and the highest levels of civilization progress, and contribute with other countries and peoples to a world free of violence and extremism, dedicated to the noble human values, and all that Human beings of all sects, beliefs and races unite on the love of good and giving, which renews the leadership and people, women and men, the promise to achieve with determination and will on the 48th National Day.
The government policies and strategies adopted by the UAE, including the quality of life strategy until 2031, which included 90 projects related to physical and mental health and digital health for generations, and the strengthening of family relations, and the national strategy for artificial intelligence, and the launch of the Ministry of the Impossible, these strategies and others were able to develop an advanced road map Making the UAE anticipate and prepare for the future in a scientific way, while attracting the world to it more and more through a series of incentives and facilities aimed at investors, skilled scientists and scientists to live and work in the UAE These and other policies are making the UAE and for the eighth consecutive year the preferred destination for Arab youth.
Every year, the UAE is a country of love, tolerance, coexistence and dialogue, development and progress, and giving and giving. The most beautiful blessings on this occasion are His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and His Highness Members of the Supreme Council of the UAE Rulers, Crown Princes, Deputy Rulers and UAE Armed Forces Command, Associates and all UAE Nationals Satisfied her.