Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed arrive at Bab Al Shams on Tuesday.
Gulf Today, Staff reporter
The government retreat to plan the next 50 years, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, began on Tuesday, with the participation of government ministers and officials from federal and local authorities.
The retreat, being held at Bab Al Shams, aims to draft a comprehensive strategy for the next 50 years covering all vital development sectors, which will strengthen the UAE’s leading regional position and enhance its competitiveness.
At the opening session of the 2021 ministerial retreat that started on Tuesday, Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, announced that a new dynamic governance will lead federal ministries, departments and institutions as part of the national priorities for the country’s next phase.
Gergawi stressed that the country’s next 50 years call for a full collaboration among the country’s public, semi-private and private sectors, under an integrated system, to develop innovative work models that define the UAE’s next development journey.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid took to Twitter and said, “Today I met my brother Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed… We discussed a group of homeland issues… and we informed Sarah Al Amiri, President of the Emirates Space Agency, about the team’s latest preparations for the arrival of the Hope probe to Mars on February 9 after a flight of 493 million km...
'Tomorrow we celebrate our 50th anniversary through our arrival to Mars, God willing. We celebrate the fruit of the efforts exerted by the late Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Rashid to build mankind,' tweets Sheikh Mohammed.
Sheikh Mohammed said since its formation, the UAE has presented a unique success story in all sectors, thanks to the futuristic vision and noble principles established by the founding leaders. He noted, "Over the past 50 years, we started from the desert of our land to the desert of Mars. Our dreams will be even bigger for the next 50 years."
'The Mars Mission will create a significant amount of invaluable data that will help shape future of manufacturing techniques in areas such as satellite development and spaceship innovation,' said Badr Al Olama
In detail, a video footage showed the strange phenomenon of water mist flying upwards from the strength of the strong winds that hit Sydney in Australia.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has allocated Dhs6 million worth of medications that will be shipped from the UAE to support young cancer patients in the Children’s Cancer Centre of Lebanon (CCCL), as a response to the hard impacting all sectors in the country, especially the health sector.
Sheikh Sultan listened to a detailed explanation from Dr. Sabah Aboud Jasim, Director General of the Sharjah Antiquities Authority, about the components of the new discoveries that were unearthed discovered during surveys and excavations in the central region of the Emirate of Sharjah.