Saif bin Zayed Launches Global Inspiration Platform, “Zayed, the Inspirer”

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE)–During a late afternoon session at the 6th World Government
Summit, Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime
Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the “Global Inspiration
Platform – Zayed the Inspirer,” to serve as a global platform to share
inspirational success stories from around the world. The initiative aims
to celebrate the legacy of the UAE founder, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan
Al Nahyan, and is in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin
Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, who has declared 2018 as the “Year of

The session was attended by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai; HH Sheikh Mansour
bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential
Affairs; HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign
Affairs and International Cooperation; HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin
Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; and HH Sheikh Maktoum bin
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai. Also attending
were HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai
Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates
Airline and Group; HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,
Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation; HH
Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum; and HE Mohammad bin
Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and
Chairman of WGS.

“Inspiration and entrepreneurship are incentives to advance people to
higher-level positions,” he said. “Given its victorious journey, mega
strategic projects and safety and security, the UAE is worthy to be
called the ‘land of inspiration,’” he added.

“Seizing opportunities and overcoming challenges are key foundations for
success. Inspiration, challenge and seizing opportunities are inherent
traits of Their Highnesses Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid
and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed,” he said.

“The UAE’s accomplishments were attained thanks to the efforts of the
country’s wise leadership and people, and the foundations of positive
citizenship, faith and futuristic vision, with sustained integrity,
morals and vision. If the leadership managed to make achievements using
capabilities they had back in the 60s and 70s, then today’s youth must
appreciate the resources they have and look towards the future.”

Concluding, HH Sheikh Saif said: “Leaders of the UAE have passed down
inspiration to all citizens and residents, in the country that is home
to more than 200 different nationalities living in perfect coexistence.
The UAE is testament to inspiration, through which our leaders have
managed to turn challenges into landmark achievements.”

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*Source: AETOSWire


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