The UAE is continually inspired by the outstanding contributions made to its vision and core values of Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE’s founding father.

He built a solid foundation for the country’s future and instilled in the people a deep desire to turn their dreams into a reality and achieve the impossible, coupled with core values such as generosity, tolerance, equality and unity.

His strong leadership pioneered amn enormous socio-economic transformation.

Shaikh Zayed always laid stress on education and women empowerment, freedom of choice, comprehensiveness and environmentalism. The values of harmony, rationality, cooperation and peaceful dialogue led to immense success in his foreign policies.

This year, 2018, marks 100 years since our former president’s birth and it commemorates the Year of Zayed that includes many strategic initiatives such as the UAE Centennial 2071, celebrating sustainability, wisdom, human development and respect.