His Highness Shaikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Quwain emphasised that the triumphant, march of the UAE federation, which was established by the late Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, goes forward with confidence to make more achievements under the prudent leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
“The aim of development and strategic projects launched under initiatives by the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in all the emirates is to consolidate and reinforce the pillars of comprehensive development and to advance the level of services provided to nationals,” Shaikh Saud said in an interview with SME-UAE magazine, a publication of the Ministry of Economy: “God blessed the UAE with the unique cohesion between the people and the leadership, and working on consolidating this national and social cohesion is among the most important goals the achievement of which is among the leadership’s top priorities based on its belief that it is the foundation of a strong and stable society.”
Speaking on what he termed “accidental gust” created by unscrupulous individuals with errant and deviant ideas to undermine the nation’s gains and unsettle its security and stability, he emphasised that “the people of the UAE stand united behind the prudent leadership of the President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, backing all measures that aim to protect the country and the people from all barriers to overall development, to counter errant and deviant saboteurs and to preserve the security, stability as well as the achievements of the federation and the overall development, which is a national responsibility on the shoulders of the sincere Emiratis.” He paid tribute to the legacy of the founding fathers and the efforts of the country’s leadership which transformed the UAE into the second largest Arab economy attracting businesspeople from all over the world.
He cited education, healthcare, housing, full social care to all members of the community and the empowerment of women and the youth as areas which reflect the progress made by the UAE under the prudent leadership who continues to make more achievements to bolster the welfare and prosperity of nationals and residents.
Shaikh Saud also underlined the development and strategic projects which were launched in all emirates under initiatives by Shaikh Khalifa and were based on first-hand knowledge of the needs of nationals during tours to different areas by General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, who personally interacted with the nationals.
He further said that these projects respond to the demands and needs of nationals in all areas of the country and aim to improve the quality of life of all the community.