His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain, said that the UAE has witnessed in the past years many achievements in the development of the social infrastructure system through the development of education and its outputs until 2030 and increase the number of universities in addition to the establishment of the Human Resources Development Fund and equal pay Gender-free laws in 13 economic sectors.
The following is the text of His Highness's speech delivered through the shield of the homeland on the occasion of the 48th National Day of the State.
With the dawn of the second of December each year, the UAE and its people celebrate the glorious national day in which the national will and the founding leaders' grace - and the determination of the loyal sons of the homeland - were demonstrated, while our wise leadership was strengthened in the era of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the prestigious position of the State at the global level in the fields of space science, knowledge and innovation and the consolidation of national principles and the preservation of achievements and defend the menstruation of the homeland and our annual celebration of this glorious day is a living embodiment of this national achievement that dazzled the world And its uniqueness in development, both on Earth and in outer space.
The UAE government, headed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has unveiled a number of initiatives in the field of opportunities, technological advancement, advanced science, industrial initiatives, opportunities for the government and private sectors and the exploitation of globalization. It contributes to creating safe working environments supported by local and federal budgets to create infrastructure, develop social, cultural and scientific programs, create partnerships with foreign countries and companies, encourage national industries and offer many incentives to support the national economy. Open recruitment and service requests and raise the level of growth of the national economy, according to federal and local initiatives and the adoption of competitive strategies and to give the citizen a priority within the overall perspective.
During the past years, the State has witnessed many achievements in the development of the social infrastructure system through the development of education and its outputs until 2030, the increase in the number of universities, the establishment of the Human Resources Development Fund, gender equality and the promulgation of freehold laws in 13 economic sectors.
Within the framework of the Federal National Council, His Highness the President issued a pioneering decision to represent women by 50% as of the seventeenth legislative term because of the leadership's belief in promoting women's political empowerment and supporting the development of the parliamentary experience in the country according to international practices.
In the framework of developing our national capabilities and protecting achievements, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has developed strategic plans to develop our armed forces in all their capacities to cope with the global capabilities in the military field and to be at the forefront of the region's armies in terms of technical and technical preparation as dictated by The military tasks required to be ready to carry out the duties assigned to it in all circumstances.
Since the establishment of the Union, our wise leadership has instilled national concepts in the hearts of the people of the homeland, manifested in loyalty to the leadership, preserving the gains and defending the menstruation. These concepts have evolved to become an individual and collective culture and practices that we all cherish.
On this glorious national occasion, we are pleased to congratulate His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and to my brothers, Supreme Council members and rulers of the UAE and to our loyal people, renewing their pledge and loyalty to the leadership, looking forward to further progress and achievement to elevate this dear country.