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Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum"

posted on 21/01/2006: 2045 views



"The information Affairs Office of Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister has published a study entitled "Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum". It displays His Highness' stances and thoughts, his great role in the United Arab Emirates' march and development, and his effective support for the Gulf and Arab joint action.



In its introduction, the study states that HH late Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (may Allah rest him in peace) was one of the rare, historic leaders in the region. He was very close to the people and their aspirations, says the study.



It points out that His Highness was one of the pioneering leaders who led the nation to unification, with HH Late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and their brothers founders of the Union.



HH late Sheikh Maktoum devoted his life and efforts to laying down the foundations of the Union, through introducing legislations and building infrastructures necessary to building modern state, the study indicates

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The study describes His Highness as a great statesman with deep insight and wisdom, who possessed distinctive ability to build the present and foresee the future. It is this very vision that enabled him to see the development of the nation in a broader regional and international vein, it says.



In HH late Sheikh Maktoum's view, the Union is a symbol of renaissance and existence, the study notes, mentioning his well known efforts in establishing the underpinnings of the this Union.



His Highness had early realized that the march of the nation requires, in the coming years, hard work and efforts in order to pursue the benefit of progress and prosperity, through a broader concept of development, involving all dimensions -economic, social, and political, the study points out.



It also tackles His Highness' philosophy of building and development. Here, he paid special attention to man building, as, in his view, there would be no sustainable development without man development, the study explains.



It also affirms that his Highness' top priority was to furnish people with science and knowledge, so that they could possess the means of inducing development and progress.



He always emphasized that education and administration were the effective instrument of preparing human resources for confronting the challenges of globalization, the book indicates.



Freedom of initiative and thinking was one of the main driving forces behind creating a diverse and productive economy that no longer relies on one economic source, e.g., oil, the study points out, mentioning that, it is from this perspective that HH late Sheikh Maktoum called for economic diversity and productivity. And this is why the country has encouraged private sector and initiative, the study explains.



The study also touches upon His Highness' interests in regional, Arab, and international issues, as he spared no efforts in supporting the GCC, calling for more integration and cooperation between the GCC countries. He also devoted his efforts to strengthen ties and cooperation among Arab and Muslim nations, it says.



At the international level, HH Sheikh Maktoum worked hard to promote world peace and cooperation, the study points out, adding that he extended his generous support to all countries and peoples across the world. (The Emirates News Agency, WAM)

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