Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum presided over a coordinative meeting between the federal cabinet and the Dubai government departments.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan were present at the meeting held at the Zabeel Palace in Dubai.
The routine coordination meeting envisaged in the federal strategy aims to establish cooperation and integration among various federal agencies and local authorities in all matters and issues concerning the homeland and the citizens, in order to support the nation's blessed march under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
"We have followed with deep satisfaction the regular meetings of the cabinet with local governments in the UAE and the resulting welfare and development projects that will benefit every citizen across the nation,"Sheikh Hamdan said in his welcome address.
He added that these meetings reflect the vision of our wise leadership, represented by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the emirates.
"This vision requires everyone to work with the spirit of a single team, in the way our leaders have set the example for us to move forward for the progress of our country and its dignity,” Sheikh Hamdan said.
The Crown Prince stressed that the ambition of our prudent leadership is to reach the status of a first class world country, and this will not be achieved without joint efforts and united action.
He alluded to the miracle that has taken place in our country in a short span of time transforming the vast barren desert into a vibrant civilization and a world centre connecting the East and the West.
"There is no difference between a federal official and a local one and there are no barriers between us as a nation and its various institutions, because we all are in the service of the country and it needs to find mechanisms for unified national work. The directives of the President and the Vice-President and Prime Minister will pave way for lots of achievements, progress and prosperity for our nation,” emphasised the crown prince.
Speaking in the meeting, Sheikh Mansour conveyed the President's directives which urge us to repudiate any rumors or hearsay, either spoken or published by certain malevolent and jealous elements who stay in wait to damage our unity, our hopes and aspirations.
Sheikh Mansour also alluded to the words of the President who stressed that the UAE, with its leaders, its various emirates, its people and institutions will always remain a single nation which cannot be disintegrated.
"We say to all those people that our nation and our government is one, our roots, our values and our destiny is one. Our goals and our hopes are all one, and our people across our land live under the umbrella of a single nation founded by our fathers.”