Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid with Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. File/ WAM
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has posted a video entitled “What would have Zayed done today?”
Sheikh Mohammed said if Sheikh Zayed were among us today, he would spread the humane principles among all people, besides relieving our pains by caring and supporting us and instilling reassurance in us.
Sheikh Mohammed added: "Sheikh Zayed was a visionary leader, who never stopped working hard at a time when the entire world was going through the most formidable challenges. If he were there, he would not differentiate between a citizen and an expatriate, and would treat everyone like his sons and daughters, He also would have embraced the whole world between his arms and in his big heart in this exceptional time."
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She Mohammed added, “If Sheikh Zayed were among us, he would instill in his people the spirit of solidarity, brotherhood, unity and cooperation. He would be the generous leader and the insightful person in the darkest times. He would be the source of our hope in a moment of weakness and fear, and a source of inspiration for all when the world is going through a dilemma.”
If Zayed were among us, he would be the supporter and motivator who would push our homeland to the highest ranks, and would be the leader who would turn the impossible into reality, Sheikh Mohammed added.
“If Zayed were among us today, he would fill his heart with pride in what his sons and nation have achieved, thanks to the commitment to his will and his footsteps, and being armed with his approach and vision, and would see what his hands planted.”
During his visit, Sheikh Khalid was briefed by Salem Al Noaimi, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company, SEHA, on the contribution of the drive-through testing facilities in the nation’s response to the global pandemic.
The Ministry of Education and the Umm Al Quwain emergency, crisis and disaster management team announced schools in Umm Al Quwain will switch to 100 per cent online learning ‘until further notice’.
MoHAP also announced the death of three patients as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 375, it added.
The Coromandel Express, which runs from Kolkata to Chennai, derailed and fell on the opposite track, with many people still trapped, the reports said.
Sheikh Mohammed added in a tweet on Twitter: "We found its executive director at the service counters, receiving customers, speeding up procedures, and contributing to clearing transactions. The secret shopper assured us that providing the service did not exceed five minutes."
The first lady arrived in Cairo from Amman, where she attended the wedding of Crown Prince Hussein. She is travelling to Morocco on Saturday before heading to Portugal, the final stop of her tour, on Monday.