HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid meets Zayed University students

23 Feb 2012

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received in the Dubai Government Media Office today a number of female students of Information College of Zayed University (ZU), who called to acquaint with the media work mechanism and message of the office.

Sheikh Mohammed exchanged views with the students on the importance of media and the role of social communication networking in bringing the leadership and public together. The Vice President stressed that his website and youTube Channel have registered a record number regarding the communications with public to help him know about their dreams and opinions.

"The success of a leader does not come behind walls while sitting in his office or at court, but through communication with people, which has become more available now, thanks to the hi tech communication", Sheikh Mohammed said.

He underlined that the most important UAE achievement is the youth, who constitute majority of Emirati community, adding that "We depend on you to be future leaders in all work sites. Hence, we provide you modern education and training to prepare you for future success." Sheikh Mohammed urged them in the presence of Ahmed Abdullah Al- Sheikh, Director General of the Dubai Government Media Office and Dr Suleiman Al Jassim, Vice President of ZU and a number of officials, to acquire more knowledge and training in the area of media, adding that the Dubai Government Media Office is open for youth scholars in the area of media to acquire the post-graduation expertise.

The students toured the sections of office, where they were briefed about the functions of each section and message. They also examined the broadcast vehicle equipped with satellite made by the local talents.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohammed launched in the Presence of Al Sheikh, Vice President of ZU and the visiting students, the Sheikh Mohammed's new youTube Channel, whose telecast has been launched recently.

The audience viewed at the conference samples of the old films dated to 30 years. The films showed Sheikh Mohammed jumping from a horse to another. In another he was a chopper pilot with His Majesty King Hamad bin Eisa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, then Commander of Bahrain Defence Force, seen beside him.

For their part, the ZU students expressed their pleasure about the visit to the Dubai Government Media Office and meeting Sheikh Mohammed.

Source: WAM