His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, topped the voting results presented by the website «Russia Today», to choose the most prominent leader in the Arab world for the past year 2019.
Nine million and 734 thousand and 963 people voted in the poll, for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, with 68.6% of the total number of participants in the vote. Second came the Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Prince Muhammad bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, as two million 219,42 people voted for him, representing 15.6% of the total number of participants.
In the third rank, the Jordanian monarch, King Abdullah II, came, while the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, came in the fourth rank, and participated in the vote, which lasted for nearly nine days and ended midnight last night, 13 million and 880 thousand and 968 people from all over the world .
The heart of the homeland
Mohammed bin Zayed sits next to a young Bangladeshi during Friday prayers. Archive
Over the past year 2019, “Russia Today” website has followed the news related to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, including the topping of his name, “Twitter”, last November, after a picture of His Highness was published to Next to a young man from Bangladesh residing in Abu Dhabi, during Friday prayers at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, and the site said that the singers expressed their pride and love for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and expressed admiration for his modesty, describing it as "the heart of the nation".
The site explained in a report, at the time, that many of the tweets traded the phrase "whoever humbled God, raised it," referring to the humility of His Highness the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and his high position among his fans, and the site considered that some of the tweeters found that this image is a message for everyone who wants to Learn humility.
One million people participated in the "Russia Today" survey.
Of the voting participants, they chose the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Tolerance .. a rooted value
Mohammed bin Zayed bid farewell to Sheikh Al-Azhar after his visit to the Emirates. Archive
In 2019, the UAE established its position as a global center for tolerance, through the initiatives of the Human Brotherhood Document, the Pontifical Mass in Abu Dhabi, the Abrahamic family home, the Tolerance Summit, and other distinguished initiatives that expressed the deep human values from which the UAE’s tolerance policy is launched, and Emirati tolerance initiatives met Global support and admiration, and left a difference in clearing the atmosphere between people of different religions, to reach a world that is more coexistent and receptive to the other.
And last February, Abu Dhabi presented the world with the Human Brotherhood Document, which formed a joint declaration and a guide for future generations, for world peace and coexistence, with the blessing of Sheikh Al-Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb, and the Pope of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, and embraced the Zayed Sports City Stadium, in The fifth of the same month, the first papal mass in the region, revived by the Pope of the Catholic Church with the participation of more than 180 thousand people from all over the world, where the event was an important moment in the history of the region and the world, as it has a great impact in enhancing the atmosphere of tolerance, love and peace adopted by the Emirates.
To commemorate the joint historical visit between the Pope of the Catholic Church and Sheikh Al-Azhar Al Sharif to the Emirates, and their release from Abu Dhabi of the “Human Brotherhood Document”, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, allocated an area of land on Saadiyat Island And the construction of a new civilizational landmark called "The House of the Brahimi Family", and the unique religious landmark symbolizes the state of peaceful coexistence, and the reality of human brotherhood experienced by different races and nationalities from the various faiths and religions in the society of the Emirates, and it will also draw its approach from the document The historical herald of a new era for humanity, in which peoples, denominations, and religions come close to their differences and diversity.
In the middle of last December, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a delegation of presidents and members of a number of regional and international parliaments, and members of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace from different parts of the world, and His Highness spoke about the great positive resonance that the “Year of Tolerance” brought to the international scene on The governmental or popular levels, and His Highness pointed out that the activities, programs and initiatives implemented during 2019 enhance awareness of the value of tolerance, stressing that the Human Brotherhood Document represents a solid basis and a major reference for work in the coming years, in order to build the pillars of coexistence between different peoples.
His Highness stated that tolerance is a value rooted in the history of the Emirates, and in its culture since ancient times. He said: “We will move forward in carrying the message of tolerance and work for it on the regional and international arenas.”
Mohammed bin Zayed bid farewell to the Pope of the Catholic Church. Archive
Solid foreign policy
During the past year, the UAE pursued its discreet foreign policy in managing relations with the outside world, and the determined efforts and official meetings of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, with senior leaders and leaders during 2019, resulted in the enhancement of The strategic partnerships of the UAE with the countries of the world, which strengthened its prominent position in the international community.
In 2019, the UAE strengthened its regional and international presence, and its wise political stances and diplomatic initiatives contributed to pushing international efforts to confront extremism and terrorism, and maintain security and stability in the region and the world, and state diplomacy was characterized by active moves in various countries and decision-making circles in the world, and these movements contributed to Enhancing the country's position and strengthening its relations and friendships at the Arab and international levels.
And with the escalation of tension between India and Pakistan, last February, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan made phone calls to both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan. His Highness stressed the importance of dealing with these worrying developments wisely, and working To reduce tension between the two friendly countries, and to give precedence to the language of dialogue and communication, and His Highness stressed the UAE’s keenness to have a positive relationship between the two neighboring countries.