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National day is a pause for reflection on lessons learnt and achievements made: Fujairah Ruler

WAM Fujairah, 1st Dec. 2012 (WAM) — The second of December is a pause to reflect on the lessons learnt and the achievements made, and to realise that what the UAE attained in various sectors and at all levels is the result of the great work begun by the pioneers of the Union, who believed in unity and a single destiny, H.H Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has said.

In a statement to the Dira’a Al Watan magazine on the UAE’s 41st National Day, Sheikh Hamad said:” No one will dispute the fact that the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, had laid the foundations of the Union and the modern state, and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan continues the march of progress in the direction of more achievements, continually stressing his love for his homeland and its citizens, and stressing the continued growth and development in all fields.” ”Our young nation made long strides and became a country that occupy a unique position and transformed itself into a strategic centre at the global level by all standards and in all areas and sectors thanks to the attention, vision and follow-up of His Highness, the President. The list of achievements expanded to include all areas of development, with the human development leading this area. This is attributed the great care and attention given by the President through the provision of all resources and capabilities necessary for education, health, housing, social welfare and other elements, as the daily needs of the citizen tops the agenda of His Highness, the President,” he said.

The statement said: ”The second of December is a pause for us to reflect on the lessons we learnt and the achievements we made, and to realise that what the UAE attained in various sectors and at all levels is the result of the great work begun by the pioneers of the Union, who believed in unity and a single destiny.

No one will dispute the fact that the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, had laid the foundations of the Union and the modern state, and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan continues the march of progress in the direction of more achievements, continually stressing his love for his homeland and its citizens, and stressing the continued growth and development in all fields.

On this precious occasion, it gives me immense pleasure to offer the deep-felt greetings and best wishes to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and to my brothers Their Highnesses the members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, and to the proud people of the UAE.

Union has enabled us to achieve a lot of victories that are a source of joy, happiness and pride as our achievements have fortified the status of UAE regionally and internationally.

Our young nation made long strides and became a country that occupy a unique position and transformed itself into a strategic centre at the global level by all standards and in all areas and sectors thanks to the attention, vision and follow-up of His Highness, the President. The list of achievements expanded to include all areas of development, with the human development leading this area. This is attributed the great care and attention given by the President through the provision of all resources and capabilities necessary for education, health, housing, social welfare and other elements, as the daily needs of the citizen tops the agenda of His Highness, the President.

The strategy of empowerment adopted by His Highness for rational governance has devoted an entire chapter on human as well as urban development reflecting his keenness to provide the citizens with the means of decent life.

We grew up in the school of Zayed, a school which does not know barriers between the ruler and the ruled. It is a school that believes that everyone eats from one pot, walks to a single destiny. It is a school that teaches the same love and loyalty to the homeland, so we all work and cooperate for the progress of the UAE.

The country gives attention to ensure all the elements of a decent life for the citizens and this is translated in the initiatives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan that aims to create an integrated system of housing, services and infrastructure in different parts of the country. The housing initiative seeks to promote social stability and family cohesion, which guarantees the citizens decent living and comfort. There is no doubt that this keenness and concern of the government is rewarded by the sacrifice, love and loyalty of the people.

In conclusion, We turn to God Almighty in prayers to rest the soul of our departed leader the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in peace, to shower God’s blessings to strengthen the steps of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and to sustain our country in security and safety, away from all evils.

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