Mohammed bin Rashid launches UAE National Agenda for Youth
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that youth are the strength of any nation and its hope for a better future, and the country’s prosperity and future lie in their hands.
"UAE youth represent the potential of our nation and are the source of its wealth. Today, we are drawing the future of our nation; we are investing our wealth and directing our efforts and plans towards developing the skills and expertise of our youth as they will drive our progress," His Highness said. "UAE is always keen to support its youth, and is committed to empower younger generations and create new opportunities for them.
We are also keen to prepare the new generation that is ready to be creative and innovative to help us achieve our ambitions for even greater prosperity," Sheikh Mohammed added. His Highness made these remarks when he was launching the UAE National Agenda for Youth in the presence of Dubai Crown Prince HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai HH Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The Agenda is the first of its kind in the UAE that aims to provide a conducive environment for UAE youth to achieve their objectives and enhance their leadership. HH Sheikh Mohammed also said that taking care of the youth is a priority for the government, and the National Agenda for Youth aims to empower them to play a role in developing the country, as well as provide them with opportunities to sharpen their skills and unleash their leadership potential. The Agenda creates a national framework and a vision for serving the development needs of the youth and making them global role models.