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UAE constantly raises the bar of happiness

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Happiness is ingrained in the UAE thinking. It is not just a way of life, it is life. The UAE, every now and then, keeps seeing to it that both its citizens and residents are well catered for, that where mod cons go, everything is in place. The bar of contentment and satisfaction is constantly raised by several notches.

Eid is a time of joy and happiness, when residents spread cheer and bonhomie among friends and relatives alike. In keeping with the Eid spirit, the Happiness Patrol in the UAE has been spreading exultation among the people.

They placed happiness balloons with the phrase “Your Eid Mubarak” on the cars of residents at night, so that they would be surprised in the morning when they went out to perform the Eid prayer. It was a time to express their happiness and joy at this beautiful gesture from Abu Dhabi Police and appreciating their distinguished initiatives on various occasions.

Abu Dhabi Police affirmed their pride in spreading happiness and positivity in society. The UAE truly is a nation that strives for happiness.

The UAE is known as a land of opportunities, enterprise and wisdom, where the happiness of the people tops the list of priorities for the leadership.

Government organisations are constantly encouraged to adopt the best practices, improve the quality of services and embody the country’s vision to spread happiness and positivity across all sectors, and achieve the highest levels of excellence. The zeal with which the 2019 Government of Dubai Customer Happiness and Mystery Shopper Index surveys were undertaken reveals the confidence and the earnestness with which the authorities strive to uphold quality of services and make lives easier for the people. So much so that there is a Minister for Happiness, and that speaks volumes for the ethos of this country.

The government’s care for the happiness of the community during the pandemicis not confined to the economic, health and service aspects, but extended to include psychosocial support through campaigns and programmes.

At the international level, the UAE medical and humanitarian aid that flows to all parts of the world continues to be the most prominent safety valve for the most vulnerable and impoverished groups.

The International Day of Happiness was observed in the UAE as the country entrenches its position in the global indicators in this regard. It maintained its first place among the Arab countries for the sixth consecutive year, according to the World Happiness Report 2020. The UAE maintained its advanced position globally and surpassed many developed countries and economies in the global report issued annually by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).

Abu Dhabi is the world’s safest city for the fifth consecutive year in Numbeo’s Quality of Life index. Topping 431 cities is a testament to the security and stability Abu Dhabi enjoys.

The United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 66/281 of 12th July, 2012, announced 20th March as the International Day of Happiness, recognising the relevance of happiness and wellbeing as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world and the importance of their recognition in public policy objectives. In 2013, the International Day of Happiness was celebrated for the first time, to create a happier world. launched the official 2021 International Day of Happiness campaign theme “Happiness For All, Forever”, as part of the great global endeavour to Build Back Happier.

The theme is a call to all people, nations, and society to Build Back Happier by advancing a new economic and human development system, which successfully ensures happiness, wellbeing, health, safety, prosperity, freedom, and flourishing of all life on earth, without any further risks of pandemics, crises, or threats to humanity, ever again.

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