The first session of the festival was opened with a symposium in the Mohammed bin Rashid Library

Mohammed Al-Marri: The friendly Dubai that embraced everyone's dreams

Mohammed Al-Marri participating in the first activities of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.

Photography: Ahmed Arditi

Lieutenant General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, inaugurated the first activities of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in its 15th session, with a panel discussion titled "Friendly Dubai... Past, Present and Future". Al-Shehhi.

At the beginning of his speech, Lieutenant General Al-Marri stopped at the city of Dubai and what its desert environment formed of harsh experiences that the previous generation lived through due to the lack of resources and the nature of desert life that lacks many ingredients.

At the time, he pointed to the change in conditions and their development with the beginning of the union period and the establishment of schools, hospitals and sports clubs that also took on a cultural character, stressing that the nature of the rapid development and advancement witnessed by this model city would not have been achieved without the efforts of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, who delivered The flag belongs to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who excelled in caring for and caring for it and its people, leading to the consecration of its name on the map of global cities that many dream of living in.

Unforgettable visit

Al-Marri added, "When we talk about Dubai today, we find that it embraces more than 200 nationalities, in which everyone lives under the shadows of the law that respects different races and cultures, while allowing more than 44 nationals around the world to enter the land of the Emirates through its global outlets." , which has reached the highest levels of hospitality and the best dealings by relying not only on the latest technologies and contemporary technology, but also on its employees who have become true ambassadors of the Emirates and the bright face of its people, ”referring at the same time to the high international levels reached by the national airlines, and then Golden residency laws that opened the door wide for further development experiences and the pursuit of residents' aspirations.

Lieutenant General Al-Marri stopped at the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid in 2006, specifically on the second day of his assumption of his new duties in the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, and the rational guidance he gave him, saying, “Help people and make them happy,” considering these phrases the real key. To succeed and achieve the requirements of government work, which resulted in a successful work that seeks to make all citizens and residents happy on the land of the Emirates.


And about what is coming in the future and the extent of readiness to deal with potential challenges and difficulties, Lieutenant General Muhammad Al-Marri called for the necessity of adhering to ethics, science and a positive spirit to achieve more successes at all levels, saying, “We must preserve the pulse and spirit of Dubai, the city that succeeded in reaching the world, and walked Along with the UAE's dreams of reaching Mars and exploring the depths of space, this is why the new generation must work and persevere to achieve the best results and maintain the first positions achieved by this city, to which we are all proud to belong.

He added, "No goal can be achieved without more work, research and diligence, so we must all always remember that Dubai is the friendly city, which embraced everyone's dreams in the past, to become a reality and a tangible reality in the present, and a witness to the bright future that awaits everyone who seeks to achieving his dreams.”

Dubai embraces more than 200 nationalities, in which everyone lives under the shadow of the law.

Adherence to morals, science and positive spirit is necessary to achieve more successes.

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