UAE Leaders pay tribute on Emirati Women’s Day

UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, calls the UAE women the “foundation” of the country.

Dubai ( UAE Updates – Aug 28, 2023- Arshad Farooq Butt ) UAE Leaders, royals, ministers, top officials and residents pay rich tributes to Emirati women as the country marked the day dedicated to celebrate their achievements.

UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Message

UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, calls the UAE women the “foundation” of the country.

He shared his thoughts on X (formerly Twitter) on August 28 on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day that:

“To my dear mother, sisters, wife, and daughters… to all Emirati women, you inspire our blessed nation on its journey of collective progress and advancement. On Emirati Women’s Day, we celebrate all those who uplift our nation towards a brighter future.”

Vice-President His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum message

Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, shared a heartfelt tribute to women on X.

“Women are the partners in our march, the creator of generations, the mother of the martyrs … Every year, you are stronger, more beautiful, and better. Every year, our country celebrates your achievements and excellence.

In a video he shared, Sheikh Mohammed gets deeply philosophical as he says:

“Women are half of society. Can you breathe with one lung? Can you walk with just one leg? Can you work with one hand? A place without a woman does not have a soul. Therefore, a woman is the soul of the place and the maker of men.”

The video also had a beautiful poem:

“Because you hold onto our customs and traditions.

“Because you preserve our heritage and values.

“Because you are a mother and a sister.

“Because you are a wife and a daughter.

“Because you are the maker of heroes.

“Because you are the mother of martyrs.

“Because you are the achiever.

The Mother of the Nation, Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Message

The Mother of the Nation, Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), praised the achievements of Emirati women and applauded their role in shaping the country.

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Message

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of the Dubai Council, celebrated the exceptional achievements of Emirati women in various fields.

“They have been and will remain creative, ambitious initiators, setting an example of dedication, commitment, and inspiration. Happy Emirati Women’s Day.”

Sheikha Bodour Al Qassimi Message

In a statement, Sheikha Bodour Al Qassimi said she is proud of the resilience and remarkable achievements of Emirati women.

“Every Emirati woman plays a vital role in shaping the UAE’s trajectory. Women have limitless possibilities, and I encourage each and every one of them to realize their potential, no matter what field they choose, nothing is out of bounds. Creating a more sustainable world is at the core of what it means to be a woman. We are not only caregivers, but also the creators of energy and ideas.”

“In ancient civilizations, women were symbols of power and spirituality. Women should remember this when pursuing their goals and ambitions. The symbolism acquired throughout history is not folklore or mythical legend but reflects humanity’s genuine appreciation and need for their abilities. Women should be proud that they are a manifestation of this collective wisdom across the generations.”

Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State for Public Education and Advanced Technology, shared a stunning video that shows Emirati women excelling in all spheres of life.

Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman, Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, posted a beautiful image that captures women soaring in aviation.

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