Maryam Firdous, Rayana Bernawi, Ali Al-Qarni and Ali Al-Ghamdi pose for a photograph.
“Every story comes to an end and this is only the beginning of a new era for our country (Saudi Arabia) and our region.so just like to thanks everyone who had helped us,” Rayana Barnawi said.
The Saudi government picked up the multimillion-dollar tab for its two astronauts: Rayyanah Barnawi, a stem cell researcher who became the first Saudi woman in space; and fighter pilot Ali Al Qarni.
The European Space Agency announced on Friday that they would be hiring differently-abled astronauts as well a few other para-astronauts in their agency.
In addition, His Highness was briefed on Q2 performance reports from Abu Dhabi Government departments on projects, services and initiatives to benefit the community.
The latest group of 30 participants for CNN Academy Abu Dhabi includes 16 Emiratis and 14 UAE residents from 12 countries, including Egypt, France, India and Syria.
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Serdar Berdymukhamedov of Turkmenistan, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is celebrated annually on 27th of September.
The Year of Sustainability team, in its latest video release, the "Year of Sustainability: Today For Tomorrow” has called upon all those who call the UAE home to step-up efforts towards climate action.