Zayed University Students Launch a Video in the memory of the Late Sheikh Rashid Maktoum

07 Oct 2010

In the memory of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Zayed University students launched a video of Sheikh Rashid's life and accomplishments to commemorate his death on Thursday, 7 October 2010.

The students uploaded the video on Zayed University website ( and on YouTube (

Dr. Sulaiman Al Jassim, Vice President of Zayed University, said this initiative is the student's expression of appreciation and gratitude to the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Matkoum, who is an icon of UAE's history and the founder of New Dubai. His achievements symbolize a great vision and a bright future, where he was certain that Dubai will prosper and progress rapidly. Sheikh Rashid's belief in unity and his immense collaboration with the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan in uniting the Emirates, in cooperation with the rulers of the Emirates.

Dr. Al Jassim added that the video portrays the intellectual communication in continuing in the foot steps of building New Dubai under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who acknowledges the importance of advancing in education and believes that it is the cornerstone of building a generation that is able to handle new challenges and responsibilities, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and rulers of the Emirates.