The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council
We are in the process of developing and improving our website, and we invite you to participate in our brief survey to measure the level of your satisfaction
Satisfaction Survey For UAE Interact Website
رغبة منا بالتعرف على مستوى رضاكم عن موقعنا وبهدف تطويره وتحسينه، فقد قمنا بتصميم استبيان سريع لقياس مدى الرضا عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة روعي في تصميم الاستبيان أن يكون قصيرا وسريعا كي لا نطيل عليكم، وعليه نرجو منكم التكرم باستكماله عن طريق الرابط التالي
استبيان رضا المتعاملين عن موقع دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة

Women played pivotal role in UAE development: Sheikha Fatima

posted on 02/12/2007: 1505 views



The UAE women have played a pivotal role in the formidable achievements that the country has made during the last three decades, said H.H Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairperson of the UAE General Women's Union (GWU), In a statement on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the UAE National Day, Sheikha Fatima paid tribute to the founding father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.



Sheikha Fatima also paid homage to other co-founders of the UAE Federation whose meetings of minds culminated in the birth of the federation in 1971.



"The late Sheikh Zayed was a strong proponent of women's rights. He made sure that women were not only empowered but also become proactive partakers in the development of the country", she said She added: From the outset, our people had a strong faith and trust in their leadership. In turn, the leaders did not disappoint the people. They served them to the best of their ability. Today, our country stands tall among countries of the world".



Sheikha Fatima noted that "unity is strength" and urged her fellow countrymen to stay committed to the ideals of the unity and oneness.



Turning her attention to the youth, Sheikha Fatima urged them to seek knowledge, saying that the UAE gains could best be preserved through knowledge, dedication, and hard work.



She also paid tribute to President H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for enhancing the achievement of his forefathers who gave the nations its current nationhood, stability, and economic prosperity. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)

RELATED ARTICLES

14 June 2017 Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak: Zayed took unique approach in supporting people's humanitarian issues
21 March 2017 UAE leadership cares for people’s welfare, provides dignified living: Sheikha Fatima
12 January 2017 Sheikha Fatima pays tribute to Emirati martyrs killed in Afghanistan
20 December 2016 Mother of the Emirates praised for support of disabled in Yemen
06 December 2016 Sheikha Fatima wins ITU Personal Leadership Award 2016


Most Read