Mohamed bin Zayed receives Eyal Zayed Gathering Organising Committee

ABU DHABI — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Sunday received at the Al Bahar Palace, the members of the Organising Committee of the National Gathering for Scholarship Students’ Programme “Eyal Zayed Gathering,”, Zayed’s Sons” which is held under his patronage and is supervised by the Education Affairs Office at the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed welcomed the members of the committee, stressing the importance of communicating with Emirati students outside the country, considering their needs, and following up on their academic and social affairs. He also spoke about the need to keep them updated on the developments in the country.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed said that preserving the reputation of the UAE and representing it in the manner most appropriate of its stature is everyone’s responsibility and especially that of Emirati students in foreign countries.

He said that the reputation of the UAE was established due to the efforts of our founding fathers and has been strengthened by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as he leads the country to the highest levels of advancement and development.

Expressing his desire to witness the students contribute to the development of the country, he said, “We have placed great hopes on all our studying children. Armed with science and knowledge, they are holding on to their noble identity to continue the UAE’s success journey towards new horizons of leadership and excellence.”

The Organising Committee holds annual gatherings for students in a number of foreign countries to strengthen communication with the nation. It also organises meetings with officials from different sectors to guide students and arranges job fairs to introduce them to the employment opportunities that await them on their return home.

The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation; H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior; H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; H.H. Sheikh Omar bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development.

Source: Emirates News Agency