A great leader who displays rare insight into the future


Prince William offers condolences to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Al Mushrif Palace in Abu Dhabi on Monday. WAM

Inayat-ur-Rahman, Business Editor

The UAE business community greeted Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan for being elected as the President of the UAE. Javed Malik, Chairman Diplomat Business Club Dubai & Former Ambassador, said:  As His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is elected President of the UAE the entire nation extends their warm greetings. Sheikh Mohamed is equally loved by citizens and the residents  of the UAE who admire him for his dynamic and charismatic leadership. His Highness has dedicated his life towards the progress and prosperity of the UAE and its people and his accession as the President will usher a new era of progress and prosperity for the county.

“Under his visionary leadership UAE would continue its progressive journey towards greatness as it enters a new era of prosperity and development with an economy driven by knowledge, innovation and digital technology. His Highness places strong emphasis on education as the most valuable investment for delivering the future of a nation.  Similarly, under his wise leadership, the UAE is perfectly positioned as the global hub for the future of business with digital transformation at its core, as it further establishes itself as the ideal destination for technology led businesses to prosper and thrive based on the investment friendly policies in line with the directives of the leadership. Trade and economic relations are poised to grow and expand in view of the UAE’s robust trade policy in line with directives of the President and the Prime Minister.”

“Under his directives the UAE has evolved one of the most inclusive visa policies making UAE one of the most attractive destinations for people from all backgrounds, faiths and cultures to live work and do business in the UAE.”  

“On behalf of the expatriate business community we extend our respectful greetings and salutations to His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,” Malik concluded.

Rizwan Sajan, Founder Chairman of Danube Group told Gulf Today that leadership is not new to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan who has been a leader from his early life. He had earlier transformed the UAE Army to become one of the most powerful Defence forces as the Chief of Army Staff and later as the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. A visionary leader who possess deep insights into future, he has led the UAE in overcoming multiple crises including the devastating COVID-19 pandemic from which the UAE emerged stronger.

“Under his dynamic and visionary leadership, the UAE will rise to new heights as the fastest-growing Arab economy and lead the regional and global economy through technology and innovation.

Saleh N Alsorayai, Chairman, SNASCO Investments congratulated His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi, on being elected as President of the UAE.

“Sheikh Mohamed is a visionary leader and statesman who will certainly propel the UAE into a new era of economic, social technological growth and prosperity, which will promote the country’s comprehensive development and enhance the UAE’s global position as an inspirational role model”

“I am certain that he will continue the legacy of late Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to lead the UAE with the wisdom.”  Alsorayai concluded.

Ayman Ashor, Cluster General Manager, Al Bandar Rotana and Arjaan by Rotana, said: Our heartiest congratulations to the new President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is a true son of the soil and will serve the nation with utmost dignity. “We all stand by with the integrity and solidarity of UAE.” Ashor concluded.

Imran Farooq, CEO, Samana Group, said: High Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will continue the shining legacy of his family and will steer the UAE to greater successes. With the vision which he exemplified in the emirate of Abu Dhabi will have ripple effects on the entire country. His strong governance and military acumen will further develop UAE’s international relations, the nation, its people as well as the expatriate diaspora.

“Since the time Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan held the horns of the country, we the expat business community, have started feeling new positive vibes of progress and seeing the country and ourself soaring to new heights. I wish his success and the success of the UAE.” Farooq concluded.

Engineer Zubair Khan, President Pukhtun Business & Welfare Organizaton & CEO Samara Group of Companies, said. On behalf of Pukhtun Business & Welfare Organizaton, I would like to wish His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan every success to serve the country and its people, with his visionary leadership on the path of growth, prosperity, and development to lead the nation to greater heights.


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