HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurates DEWA’s 44th National Day celebrations
Dubai, UAE, 26 November 2015: HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai International Marine Club, has today inaugurated Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's (DEWA's) 44th National Day celebrations. He was signed up with by HE Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and Public Security in Dubai, and HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, HE Ahmed Buti Al Muhairbi, Secretary General of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of the Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University, and Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC). The events were gone to by DEWA's Executive Vice Presidents, Vice Presidents, Directors, and staff. Agents from government departments and personal organisations in Dubai, and a large number of consumers and visitors also got involved in the events.
In his speech at the occasion, Tamim commended the function of DEWA and its management in taking care of gifted innovators, keeping in mind that DEWA's efforts significantly support the National Innovation Strategy and promote the UAE's global position in development and creativity. Tamim emphasised that the UAE has numerous brilliant inventors, innovators and thinkers who add to the overall advancement of the nation. He praised the endless support of the federal government to empower innovators in their own fields. In his address, Al Tayer welcomed HH Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai International Marine Club, HE Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, and participants in the events.
"As part of our recognition of the magnitude of our responsibilities, we are inspired by the Spirit of Union, a power that pushes us to work hard and apply enhancing efforts to boost the competiveness of the nation in all areas," said Al Tayer.
"I am honoured to congratulate His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses the Members of the Supreme Council Rulers of the Emirates, Their Highnesses the Crown Princes and the Sheikhs, the UAE individuals and citizens of this great land, on the 44th UAE National Day, on which we ask Allah to guarantee prosperity and prevailing security for the UAE," stated Al Tayer. "Every year, on the second of December, we celebrate UAE National Day, the day that marks the start of the UAE's journey, loaded with accomplishments and success, which puts the UAE alongside a few of the most industrialized countries worldwide, and which affirms the pioneering position of the UAE, regionally and globally. The National Day marks the keeping of principles, and the prosperity and security of the nation, thanks to our smart leadership. It is a day to renew our pledge, and continue following the path set by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, creator of the country, and his brother the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, and their siblings the rulers, who gathered for this prominent objective on 2 December 1971, to reveal the founding of the UAE Union, and the start of a structure and advancement procedure that impacts all society, which over a short duration, has actually allowed the country to obtain the high-level position it is worthy of on the planet," included Al Tayer.
"The UAE National Day is an important occasion, upon which grateful and delighted citizens and citizens thank the leadership and renew their dedication. For over four years, we have actually followed the technique of our founding dads, to support the Union and safeguard its accomplishments. We have verified our commitment to the UAE and its values, to display national identity and the development of government efficiency and well-structured work, based on strong foundations and methods, to continue achieving quality, leadership, and development in a variety of fields. We raise the flag of the UAE high, motivated by the heritage of our daddies and grandfathers, to support a high standard of living and advancement, and to regard laws as requirements of success and progress.". "As part of our acknowledgment of the magnitude of our obligations, we are influenced by the Spirit of Union, a power that presses us to work hard and put in enhancing efforts to boost the competiveness of the UAE in various fields. DEWA is taking stable steps to accomplishing the UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021, by introducing landmark innovative initiatives and tasks that effectively contribute to developing a Smart Dubai, and accomplishing the sustainable advancement of the Emirate. They also add to protecting our precious natural deposits and the environment, in line with DEWA's vision to become a sustainable ingenious world class energy, attaining a balance in between development and natural conservation, to guarantee a clean, healthy, and safe environment for generations to come," stated Al Tayer.
Al Tayer kept in mind that DEWA is concluding the UAE Innovation Week, during which it has actually arranged lots of activities. DEWA also arranged an Innovation Conference, with the involvement of worldwide specialists in energy, sustainability, and water advancement. "At DEWA, we embrace development as a major pillar and as a core organisational value. We continuously work to improve government performance in all fields and encourage a culture of advancement, which we spread as a standard operating procedure, to establish government services, take on challenges and contribute to enhancing efficiency and management government performance. DEWA puts in all of its efforts to support gifted UAE nationals, according to individual capabilities and choices within numerous energy sectors, and to provide them with scholarships at the best universities in the UAE and abroad, to improve Dubai's position as a home of innovative and empowered people who are happy of their culture, and to support the Dubai Innovation Strategy, making Dubai the most ingenious city worldwide," stated Al Tayer.
"We've made an oath to keep our journey with determination to build the future that the UAE aspires to, and to encourage commitment to our nation and its leadership, to appreciate the constitution and laws, and to show dedication to the values of our society. In event of this celebration, we thank Allah for providing us our wise leadership, who apply all their efforts to improve the UAE and attain happiness and an excellent quality of life for all citizens and citizens," concluded Al Tayer. DEWA's events in its head office started with the National Anthem and the Holy Qur'an. Poets Musabah Ali Al Kaabi, Mohammed bin Hamad Al Kaabi, Hadi Al Mansoori, and Mohammed bin Tarish Al Kaabi performed poetry readings at the event.
As part of its events of the UAE 44th National Day, DEWA hosted a number of activities from 22- 30 November throughout its various branches. In addition to the activities at its head workplace, DEWA hosted different activates at it offices in Jebel Ali, Hudaiba, Warsan, and Al Quoz. This consisted of cutting cakes, Arabic food, sweets, immediate image booth with Emirati traditional accessories, heritage entertainment, competitions, and activities produced by DEWA's Women Committee, and getting involved households.