H.H.Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,United Arab Emirates's Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai attended a ceremony to mark to the country's 39th National Day celebrations at Zayed University this morning.
The event was also attended by Sheikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Authority of Culture and Arts, Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research and president of Zayed University, Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, Juma Al Majid, Dr Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice President of Zayed University, and a number of officials and educational leaders, students of Zayed University and Higher Colleges of Technology.
Sheikh Mohammed viewed a documentary film about the U.A.E federation and the march of the founding leader, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahayan. Sheikh Mohammed later listened to the words of writer Abdul Ghaffar Hussein in an appropriately titled piece called, 'Sheikh Zayed's Leadership Qualities'.
After the speech, Sheikh Mohammed inaugurated an exhibition organized by female students featuring photographs and drawings of Sheikh Zayed and works detailing the development and modernization of the UAE. Sheikh Mohammed praised the country's sons and daughters, describing them as the leaders of the future. He also commended the efforts of Zayed University , with the follow up of Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan.