Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council (FNC), emphasised that the prestigious status of UAE as the biggest donor of developmental aid in the world reflects the vision of the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and represents the culmination of his efforts to establish the country’s commitment to its global humanitarian mission….reports Asian Lite News
She made the remarks on the occasion of the Zayed Humanitarian Day, dedicated to commemorate the anniversary of the Sheikh Zayed on the 19th day of Ramadan every year across the country through wide-ranging charitable initiatives and activities.
She went on to say that the occasion reflects the humanitarian legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed as well as the deep-rooted Emirati values of solidarity and tolerance.
Al Qubaisi added that the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, continues to be a role model for unlimited generosity and humanitarian action to help those in need and contribute towards global peace, stability and development across the world.
The FNC speaker also praised His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates for directing efforts to promote a spirit of humanitarian action that transformed the UAE into a role model for other states.
The leadership’s directives are based on a firm belief that global progress and development hinge on unconditional humanitarian aid offered by donors to developing countries regardless of any political, racial, religious or geographical considerations, Al Qubaisi noted.
The UAE is at the forefront of countries offering assistance to those affected by wars, natural disasters as well as events in this region and beyond, she further said.
Al Qubaisi also hailed the humanitarian efforts and leadership of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, in supporting childhood and women’s empowerment in the UAE, the wider Arab region and beyond.