Children perform to celebrate the 51st UAE National Day on Friday. WAM
Dr Ahmed Al Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, offered his warmest congratulations to President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, and the Emirati people on the occasion of the UAE’s 51st National Day.
Dr Al Tayeb asked Allah Almighty to continue blessing the United Arab Emirates with peace, security, and prosperity.
Dr Ahmed Al Tayeb.
On this occasion, the Grand Imam of Al Azhar expressed his appreciation of the unique example of the United Arab Emirates and the role of its faithful leaders in spreading the values of peace and coexistence, noting that they are following the path charted by the wise founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The Grand Imam applauded the strong relations between Al Azhar Al Sharif and the UAE in various fields, which have a great impact on advancing the values of peace and human fraternity worldwide.
The UAE Rulers expressed their sincere congratulations to the King of Bahrain, wishing him good health and the government and people of Bahrain further progress and prosperity.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation, on the occasion of his country's National Day,
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on the occasion of his country's National Day and Liberation Day.
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