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Abu Dhabi Crown Prince honours military officers

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Sheikh Mohamed honours a number of Emirati heroes of national duty. WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday conferred ‘UAE Medals’ from the second, third and fourth classes on a number of officers.

The officers, accompanied by Lieutenant General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff, were honoured at Al Bahr Palace Majlis in recognition of their efforts to discharge their national and humanitarian missions.

Expressing his pride and that of all UAE people in those who protect the country and reflect the highest values of loyalty and belonging to the UAE through their heroic attitudes inside and outside the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed called on Allah Almighty to protect them and grant them success in serving the UAE and UAE people.

Sheikh Mohamed conferred a UAE Medal from the second class to Colonel Aisha Al Dhaheri and a UAE Medal from the third class to each of Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Ketbi, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Muhairi, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Lieutenant Colonel Hadef Al Mansouri, Lieutenant Colonel Mohammed Al Mansouri, Major Mohammed Al Muharami, Major Ahmed Al Shamsi, Major Ahmed Al Kuwaiti, Major Ahmed Al Kaabi, Major Mubarak Al Khaili, Major Salem Al Dhanhani, Major Abdullah Al Ketbi, Major Abdullah Al Suwaidi and Captain Talal Al Shumaili.

He also conferred a UAE Medal from the fourth class to each of Captain Khalifa Al Sariri, Captain Hamad Al Ahbabi, Captain Hamdan Al Nayadi, Captain Ali Al Dhaheri, Captain Saeed Al Shehi, Captain Abdullah Al Jabri and Captain Ali Al Naqbi.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis Marcos Pontes, the Brazilian Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications, and reviewed prospects for fostering bilateral relations.

The meeting explored ways of advancing bilateral investments in areas of innovation, which the two sides agreed has become an essential requirement for sustainable development and competitiveness in addition to being a key tenet for establishing a knowledge-based economy. Sheikh Mohamed and the Brazilian minister also reviewed an array of issues of common interest.

Attending the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Ruler’s Representative in Al Ain Region, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, and Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance.

Robotics Championship

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today received at Qasr Al Bahr a delegation of the Emirati school who notched the second position at the VEX Robotics World Championship, which was held recently in Louisville, Kentucky, where they vied with 790 teams represented from 50 countries. Sheikh Mohamed congratulated the delegates on the prestigious achievement which, he said, was made in a key area to which the UAE is attaching a paramount importance, namely Artificial Intelligence.

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince underlined the UAE leadership’s determination to empower and enable present and forthcoming generations in all AI-related domains, noting that a growing importance is being directed to the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy as part of the country’s endeavours to establish sustainable and smart cities for generations to come.

The strategy aims at positioning the UAE as a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2031, and to develop an integrated system that employs AI in vital areas in the UAE.

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