Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits interactive exhibition

ABU DHABI– His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, visited on Wednesday the Mohamed Bin Zayed Majlis for Future Generations, where he participated in an interactive discussion.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed attended an interactive lecture entitled: “Balance between Sports and Studying” by Myron Rolle, former US football player and an Oxford University graduate.

He then visited several pavilions at the exhibition, such as “Al Bayt Mitwahid” Association and listened to a briefing by Abdullah Al Niyadi, Chairman of Executive Committee of the association, on the main projects achieved across the UAE Emirates, totalling 22 initiatives in four main fields: Unity, Healthy life, science and innovation, and support to the needy, in addition to communicating with more than 5,000 students during a variety of events and educational projects.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also visited the Emirati Youth Council pavilion, where he was briefed by organisers on the council’s goals, activities and events that support youth capacities, empower them in various fields and encourage them to positively participate in the discussion and identification of various challenges to come up with creative solutions to serve the nation and the citizens. He got acquainted with the initiatives of the council, which includes 20 sub-councils nationwide. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed on the youth agenda and initiatives/ He also toured UAE Youth Ambassadors’ pavilion, an initiative that aims at developing youth skills, raising their capacities to be able to work in prominent positions in the main economic sectors, lead strategic partnerships and promote bilateral ties between the UAE and other countries. The programme select students from the UAE Universities as per specific and scientific standards.

Sheikh Mohamed also met with students participating in the programme and was introduced to their ideas and experiences. He urged the students to benefit from these experiences, stressing that the UAE’s future is bright due to its loyal and serious youth who are keen to acquire high levels of knowledge and preserve their cultural identity.

He concluded his tour by visiting the pavilion of Cognitive Technology Solutions. The company, located in Abu Dhabi, is working on a joint project between Mubadala Development Company and IBM to bring the Watson Technology Cognitive Computing System to companies in the Middle East and North Africa.

Sheikh Mohamed was accompanied by Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Director-General of Abu Dhabi Education Council, and Mohammed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.

Source: Emirates News Agency