H.E Suhail Al Mazrouei said, “The National Day is a precious occasion in which we recall the values of "Sheikh Zayed"
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
H.E Suhail bin Mohamed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, said that the National Day is a precious occasion for our hearts, through which we retrieve with the mindset of what the late Founding Father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, "May his soul rest in peace," has instilled in us from the values and meanings of belonging, unity, pride and solid will in front of the challenges to building a bright and prosperous future.
On the occasion of the 49th National Day of the United Arab Emirates, His Excellency raised his highest congratulations and blessings to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, (May God protect him) and to his brother His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the State, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai (May God protect him), and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and to their brothers the members of the Supreme Council and rulers of the Emirates and its people, and to the residents in UAE, asking the Almighty to bring back this occasion with more progress and prosperity to our country.
H.E Suhail Al Mazrouei thanked also the first line of defense for their great efforts they made during the past period, especially since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic, and to the employees of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure for their continued work diligently to provide services to customers beyond their expectations, in light of the exceptional circumstances imposed by this pandemic.
H.E pointed out that this national event embodies the most wonderful forms of cohesion and rallying around the wise leadership, in order to preserve the gains that resulted from the UAE’s leadership in the global competitiveness indicators, and its achievement of leadership in various fields that is the great start to meet the requirements of the next fifty years phase under the leadership of a good successor of the best predecessor.
He added that the celebration of the National Day this year differs from the previous ones, as this year it sharpens the enthusiasm to make a big leap in the economy, education, infrastructure, energy, health, environmental sustainability, and other areas that support the UAE's global leadership and enhance the comprehensive development system, happiness and the quality of life.
His Excellency said, “We celebrate this year's National Day under exceptional circumstances imposed by the Corona virus pandemic, and we are proud of the state’s ability to deal with these emergency conditions. The UAE, with everyone’s testimony, has proven its ability to challenge and respond to crises at the highest level, and has demonstrated high efficiency in dealing with the pandemic crisis thanks to the directives of the wise leadership and the solidarity of all individuals and institutions”.
H.E affirmed that the National Day has great symbolism and place in our hearts, as it implies our unity, the unity of our goals, cohesion and loyalty to the homeland and to the leadership, to preserve our nation’s achievements and gains, and to work on its elevation and prosperity despite the investment conditions that the whole world has gone through.
* Source: WAM - translated by MOEI