Since its establishment by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates has always encouraged and rewarded the achievements of distinguished individuals who have made their mark in building this beloved nation.
This recognition is a tribute to their contributions to constructing the foundations of this young country, which today boasts its accomplished citizens and proudly showcases their achievements that have reached great heights.
Following in the footsteps of the late Sheikh Zayed, his righteous successors have learned from his guidance and bestowed their utmost attention on nation-building, prioritizing the care and limitless encouragement of its citizens.
Thus in recognition and appreciation of the loyal sons of the nation, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces honoured His Excellency Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bawardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, with the “Order of the Union”, in recognition of his dedication and sincere efforts in serving the country.
This honour reflects the wise leadership’s vision and its commitment to honouring loyal citizens, as well as individuals with outstanding capabilities and contributions in serving the nation and contributing to its development and progress across various positions.
The recognition of the distinguished individuals serves as a morale booster and significant encouragement for all members of the Ministry of Defence to achieve further accomplishments.
Truly, this honour has been bestowed upon the most deserving of it, as it comes from the father of all to one who is worthy.
For its part, Al-Jundi Journal appreciates the efforts of the Ministry of Defence in formulating plans to achieve a significant leap in its performance, enabling it to maintain its position, role, and prominent contribution in efforts to achieve security, safety, peace, and stability.
We congratulate His Excellency the Minister of State for Defence Affairs on this esteemed honour, and we are confident that he is deserving of this recognition.