Mohamed bin Zayed’s speech .. a roadmap to improve UAE leadership

A roadmap to strengthen the Union and strengthen its leadership in human, political, economic and development areas, compiled by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the Emirates.

It comes in a speech by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to his sons and brothers, the people of the UAE and those living on his land, during which he shed light on the approach of the UAE on various levels and what it strives. in the coming decades.

This is the first comprehensive speech in which Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan addresses his vision of the UAE’s internal and foreign policy since his appointment on 14 May.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s speech was clear, comprehensive and filled with the values ​​of loyalty and loyalty to the founder of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his late President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The speech also included many meanings of love and pride for the people of the Emirates, its youth and its inhabitants, and this was explained in the vocabulary of the speech, which included about 8 vocabulary for the word “people” and 3 vocabulary associated with “youth”, and more than one mention of the inhabitants.

This was made clear in the content of the speech, in which Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasized: “The people of the UAE have been the focus of our blessed state’s attention and top priority since its inception.”

And he said that “our responsibility is to ensure a bright future for present and future generations … Our first and last goal is the UAE and its people.”

During the speech, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan outlined the characteristics of the country’s internal policy and emphasized in this regard that “the people of the UAE are the focus of our blessed country’s attention and have been at the top of its priorities since its inception. … and the approach of “citizen happiness and well-being will remain the basis of all our plans for the future.”

On the foreign policy front, the President of the Emirates confirmed: “The UAE policy will continue to support peace and stability in our region and the world … and help brother and friend … and call for wisdom and cooperation for the benefit of mankind and for the advancement of mankind. “

He stressed that the state will continue its firm approach to strengthening bridges of partnership, dialogue and effective and balanced relationships based on trust, credibility and mutual respect with countries of the world to bring stability and prosperity to all.

He also stressed that “the sovereignty and security of the UAE is a fundamental principle that can not be compromised or compromised,” adding: “We extend the hand of friendship to all countries in the region and the world that the values ​​of coexistence and mutual respect to achieve progress and prosperity for all. “

7 strengths

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan identified 7 strengths that the UAE enjoys at various levels and set out a roadmap in his speech to support these points in ensuring the strengthening of the UAE’s leadership at various levels, through “efforts to the state to maintain its position and to double its profits. “

Those points, as mentioned in the letter, are:

1- The UAE today has a developed, integrated and sustainable development system, which has become a source of inspiration and hope for the people of the region and the world.

2- The UAE economy is today one of the most powerful and growing economies.

3- The UAE has a leading wealth of young and young workforce.

4- The UAE enjoys a good reputation regionally and internationally for the efforts of its young men and women.

5- The UAE is one of the world’s leading countries in the provision of development and humanitarian aid and charitable work.

6- The UAE is a reliable supplier of energy and a supporter of global energy security.

7- The UAE supports peace and stability in our region and the world, helps brother and friend and advocates wisdom and cooperation for the good and progress of mankind.

loyalty and promise

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan chose to begin his historic speech by paying tribute to his late brother Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, describing him as “the owner of the big heart … the father leader … the wise teacher ….. close to the heart of the young before the old. “

And he indicated that “Sheikh Khalifa accompanied the founder, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, in all stages of the UAE … and carried the nation’s confidence after his departure with sincerity and wisdom … and his message to “he left his people. He left an immortal inheritance to give to the people of the region and the world.”

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan promised to continue “on their approach, wisdom and vision.”

In this regard, he said: “Today we see our homeland between the countries of the world, as desired by Zayed and the founders, may God have mercy on them all. From a high position and a strong and developed state. We thank you God for these blessings. We will continue, as God wills, with their approach, wisdom and vision. “

He added, “We draw lessons and lessons from them in leadership and will … our history, our identity and our cultural heritage will remain an essential part of our plans for the future.”

In meaningful and expressive words, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan thanked the members of the Supreme Council of the Union, the rulers of the Emirates, and described them as “my brothers, my supporter and my helper.”

The President of the Emirates clearly outlined the general framework of the future roadmap for the state, saying: “Our cooperation, the unity of our hearts and the solidarity of our people around his leadership, as it always has been, will be the source of our strength and the pride of our state. “

Goals and priorities .. Empowerment and happiness of the people

The President of the Emirates set priorities and goals for the next phase, saying: “The people of the UAE and their empowerment have been and continue to be the focus of our blessed country’s attention and top priority since its inception, and the comfort of the citizen, happiness and care approach will remain the basis of all our plans for the future, as God wills. “

In words expressing the magnitude and extent of the leader’s pride in his people, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “We are happy with these dear people. A people who are before and after the union and in all the difficult stages what we went through proved their originality, solidity, strong will and ability to overcome challenges. ” He added: “Our pride and our pride in the Emirati man knows no bounds.”

It was remarkable the shrewdness of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to praise the role of residents in the Emirates; Nation Development Partners, who said: “We also appreciate the role played by the residents of the UAE, who regard the country as their second country, and their continued contributions to construction and development since the founding of the UAE.”

Basic principles

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan moved from the approach of priorities and goals at the internal level, to the establishment of basic principles, in addition to the “sovereignty and security of the UAE.”

In this regard, he said: “The sovereignty and security of the UAE is a fundamental principle that cannot be waived or compromised.”

economy and development

On the economic and development axis, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: “Today, the UAE has a developed, integrated and sustainable development system that has become a source of inspiration and hope for the people of the region and the world.”

He explained that the next goal is for the development system to remain “developed through the efforts of the people of the Emirates and those who live on its land.”

Listing the strengths of the UAE economy, he said: “God has blessed us with rich and diverse resources, especially our human resources. The UAE has a leading wealth of young and young workers, and more than 200 nationalities are active and actively participated in the growth and development of our economy. “

“Diversification of our economy is a fundamental strategic necessity within our development plans,” he added.

He also set a directive and an objective in this regard, saying: “It is necessary to accelerate economic development efforts to build an active and world-leading economy, and we will continue to improve the economic competitiveness of the UAE and the best global indicators in this area. “

And he said that “our priorities also include developing and developing our capabilities in science and technology to achieve benefits for all sectors of the economy and society.”

The speech also included a clear mandate on the importance of the private sector’s participation in the country’s development, which states: “The role of the private sector is crucial and it must be revived and its contribution to the development of the economy be increased. “

He also renewed his commitment to “consolidate the country’s position as a reliable energy provider and a supporter of global energy security, as it is the backbone to enable global economic growth and development.”

Foreign policy

On the foreign policy front, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that “since its inception, the UAE has strengthened its relations with the countries of the world on solid foundations of good handling, credibility and constructive cooperation, so that the state has a good reputation. – and internationally through the efforts of his young husbands and wives. “

He stressed that the purpose and direction of his country’s policy in the next phase is to “build on this reputation in establishing qualitative strategic partnerships with various countries.”

He also stressed that we extend the hand of friendship to all and said: “We reach out the hand of friendship to all countries in the region and the world that share the values ​​of coexistence and mutual respect for progress and prosperity for us and for them. “

On the humanitarian front, he said: “And on the approach of Zayed Al-Khair, we will work to strengthen our role among the world’s leading countries in providing development and humanitarian aid and charitable work, and continue to help reaching out to communities around the world without regard to religion, race or color. “

He stressed that “the UAE’s policy will remain supportive of peace and stability in our region and the world, assistance to brother and friend, and advocates wisdom and cooperation for the welfare and progress of mankind. We will continue with our firm approach to strengthening bridges of partnership, dialogue and effective and balanced relations based on trust, credibility and mutual respect with the countries of the world to achieve stability. ” and prosperity for all. “

Unlimited ambitions

Regarding his country’s future ambitions, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said: “The UAE, a young and young country, has achieved many qualitative and exceptional achievements … but our ambitions are far greater.”

In this regard, he called on continuing “to exert our utmost energy and efforts to achieve more … Our responsibility is to ensure a bright future for present and future generations, and the achievement that goal depends on the work and effort we put into it today. “

He pointed out that the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, had laid solid foundations for this nation, adding: “Today we must redouble our efforts to preserve the state’s position and its profits. Our first and last goal is the UAE and its people. “

He concluded his speech with a clear vision filled with optimism, saying: “Our hope in God is great and our confidence in a better future for our fatherland, our people and our blessed path. We pray to God Almighty to to help us and to help. we .. On him we rely .. And God preserves our country with dignity, security and goodness. “

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