'You will forever be our mentor,' UAE President shares heartfelt note on Father’s Day - GulfToday

'You will forever be our mentor,' UAE President shares heartfelt note on Father’s Day

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed takes swimming lessons with his father Sheikh Zayed. File

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan wrote a heartfelt note on Father’s Day on X platform.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed said, “You will forever be our mentor, our father, and the symbol of our nation.”

The Father's Day is a holiday honoring one's father, as well as fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.

In 2023, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed tweeted some old pictures of late Sheikh Zayed to mark the  Zayed Humanitarian Day, which falls on 19th of Ramadan every year.

Sheikh Mohamed recalled the generosity and compassion of late Sheikh Zayed saying these virtues of the ‘father of nation’ continue to inspire the UAE’s humanitarian work today.

The UAE’s giving approach stems from the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed, who established the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development in 1971 to serve as a help to brothers and friends by contributing to development projects and growth for their peoples.

Here are some rare childhood photos of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed with his father late Sheikh Zayed.

 Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed conducts a test with Sheikh Zayed.

The photo series documents some historic moments in Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed’s life.

The photos show his school life, spending time late UAE founder Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed spends family time with Sheikh Zayed and siblings.

A picture depicts his military training at Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in England.

It also shows Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed getting advice from late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Zayed-Mohamed-1 Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed with his father Sheikh Zayed.

Sheikh Zayed’s legacy has been embedded in building of the nation.

After his passing away, The Zayed Humanitarian Work Day was established. The Zayed Humanitarian Work Day is also an occasion to celebrate the virtues and achievements of the late Sheikh Zayed, whose qualitative initiatives contributed to alleviating the suffering of people in all regions that witnessed conflicts and disasters away from any political, racial, or religious considerations.

 



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