Prince Sheikh Mohammad marks 50th anniversary of Abu Dhabi government
The Prince recalled the efforts of Sheikh Zayed, the founding father of Abu Dhabi, who brought principles of good governance through his vision.
Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of Armed forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed has expressed confidence in the Government’s ability to fulfil promises of developments despite being faced with lots of challenges.
He was marking Abu Dhabi Government's Golden Jubilee at Sea Palace on Monday.
Sheikh Mohammed who met former and current leaders of Government expressed his confidence saying "We are confident that the Government is capable of fulfilling its commitments and requirements for the years to come as it laid down the foundation for development 50 years ago,
He also recalled the efforts of Sheikh Zayed, the founding father of Abu Dhabi, who brought principles of good governance through his vision.
"The building blocks of the Government organisational structure and its objectives and functions, which made the emirate of Abu Dhabi a symbol of originality, modernisation and tradition," Sheikh Mohammed said about Sheikh Zayed.
He also said Abu Dhabi became a role model for investing in people, providing them with modern education and instilling positive values and loyalty to the nation.
"Over the past 50 years, the executive authority turned the development and strategy vision into true tangible achievements" Sheikh Mohammed added.
He also lauded the efforts of the first Abu Dhabi government employees for their services in much darker conditions.
"It makes us proud to see Abu Dhabi setting an example for development projects and future plans whose aspiration knows no boundaries under the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks to transform the emirate into a knowledge-driven economy." the prince added.
"We are confident the current generation of government employees will stay the course of their predecessors to achieve further development driven by enthusiasm and motivation to be among makers of the future who will elevate the standing of Abu Dhabi and the UAE." Sheikh Mohammed said.
He also urged to the current employees of the government to list citizens' happiness as their top priority.