Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed. File
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will chair a government meeting on Tuesday to outline a strategic framework for the country’s development vision for the next 50 years.
The two-day meeting on Feb. 23-24 coincides with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee year 2021.
Sheikh Mohammed shared a timelapse video, which shows the development of the UAE.
Sheikh Mohammed said the year 2021 would be the year of breakthrough and achievements for the UAE as it marks the 50th year of Union.
Sheikh Mohammed on his Twitter account said, “Tomorrow, my brother Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, and I will chair a ministerial meeting during which we will discuss the state’s priorities for the next 50 years... the form of our government and how to accelerate our development path and improve the business and economic environment in our country to achieve new competitive leaps.
"The future belongs to who imagines, designs and implements.”
"The retreat aims to draft a series of plans and initiatives for harnessing our energies and preparing our institutions for what the UAE will be like in the next fifty years. The future requires proactive plans, innovative initiatives and new skills, to maintain our leadership and success and provide better lives for generations to come in the country," he added.
The government retreat coincides with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee and aims to plan the country’s development process for the next fifty years, as well as harness the efforts, resources and capacities of all national authorities and sectors, to design new action models and plans that will make the UAE the best country in the world in terms of quality of life in the next fifty years.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Arif Alvi of Pakistan on the occasion of his country's National Day, which is known as 'Pakistan Day'.
The honour was given to them in appreciation of their and cultural contributions over the years. Both leaders wished them success in the their future endeavours.
The UAE leaders conveyed the greetings of Sheikh Khalifa to the Bahraini King and his best wishes for continued good health to him and welling and prosperity to the people of Bahrain under his wise leadership.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated teachers on the occasion of the World Teachers’ Day, stressing that teaching is the most honorable job known to mankind and that a mother is a school because she is the tenderest, noblest and greatest teacher.
Also, for the first time in the history of the weekly draw, 7 Emirati second prize winners have topped the list of 22 Arab winners representing Lebanon, Jordan Syria, Egypt, Oman and Yemen.
"The 1.5 billion euros ($1.5 billion) was brought to the table today. It's money that will be used in 2022, this year and next year," Danish Defence Minister Morten said during a news conference.
Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abdul Rahman Bin Qasmol, Acting Director of Wasit Comprehensive Police Station, honoured Ziyad Rashid Maydan in appreciation of his honesty and keenness to hand over a wallet containing official documents and a large sum of money, which he found in an area of Sharjah.