UAE 50 Years of “Possibilities”
When the founding fathers set the rules of the State, they had apropos vision, firm determination for construction and development, correct approach for development, and assertive insistency for building a sophisticated and pioneering in prosperity, caring and sustainable development at present as well as future… in spite of stiff circumstances.
As the late Sheikh “Zayed Bin Sultan ALNahyan” quoted saying :
(The present we currently enjoying on this good land-living is a victory over the suffering and cruelty of the past)
UAE was established in a historical stage where the idea of the “Union” was just a dream for everyone, to become a beacon of deep-rooted union, which does the good and spread it, and in a desert nature ” that seems to others arid place, but due to the minds and forearms of its people and sincere friends was turn into endless bounty and sustainable giving green oasis. At a time when the pace of development in the region was largely declining, UAE witnessed the widest, fastest and comprehensive human and urban civilizational renaissance, that turn the challenges into opportunities for success, platforms for excellence and field of leadership, and amidst of decades of despair suddenly light of hope filled the souls, showering the life of the people with good, and competitive achievement that exceed the expectation of others.
UAE was and still, when other suffer retroversion from their crises, pioneering in the field of philanthropy activities to help needy people from different countries, and became home for tolerance and coexistence when extremism dominated minds were absent.
Despite of all the circumstances, UAE pioneering position was enhanced in international competitiveness indicators, particularly during the “COVID 19” pandemic and recovery time, and due to the efficient and effectiveness demonstrated by government departments, integrated health care given to citizens and residents, availability of strong and investment and innovators motivated infrastructure, enhancing partnership between private and public sectors, sustainability of operations and services in different sectors, strong supply chains, resources governance, innovative utilization of latest AI applications and working from remote distance , UAE was ranked as the fastest recovery country worldwide.
By the virtue of our wise leadership which followed the same path of the founding fathers in taking care of citizens, developing human, materialistic and technological resources, building the nation and community according to firm civilizational values and futuristic vision, solving all types of challenges ….. as it is believed and announced by H.H.Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid ALMaktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai that the word impossible doesn’t exist in UAE dictionary.
As the UAE prepares for the next 50 years “ we must proudly remember the leadership and pioneering role of the founding fathers, who have laid the foundation stone to create a sophisticated and civilized state, that provides its locals and residents with the decent livelihood, sustainable innovative , knowledge productive, tolerance and coexistence driven environment.
Rashid Thani ALMatrooshi
Director General of Dubai Civil Defense