His Excellency Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, said that the announcement of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, “may God protect him”, 2021 “the year of fifty” represents a milestone in the history of the country during which we celebrate a record of record achievements Today, the UAE has been placed at the forefront of the region and in an advanced competitive position at the international level in many fields and indicators, as it is a development hub and an influential player in the global economy map, and a prominent destination for trade, investment and tourism, supported by a clear vision formulated by our wise leadership, and clear government plans to build the future, and infrastructure And pioneering capabilities, achievements and distinguished projects in the fields of energy, transportation, innovation, research and development, advanced science, information and communication technology, healthcare, education, and space.
In a statement on this occasion, His Excellency added: “In light of the directives of our wise leadership, we will continue this year to formulate a new exceptional march of progress and prosperity for the next fifty, which we begin with the fastest economic recovery and the restoration of growth rates according to a gradual and studied path of transformation towards a more flexible and sustainable economic and development model. “On investing in knowledge, innovation and creativity, it establishes the pillars of the transition to the future country and strengthens the UAE’s position as a regional and global destination for minds and talents.”
His Excellency Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri clarified that the Ministry of Economy is working in complementarity with its partners at the federal and local levels to accomplish a number of ambitious plans and initiatives during the current year, “the year of fifty”, in a way that serves the state’s orientations and contributes to making important and required transformations in the economic environment, the business climate, and the ability to attract Talents, minds and the transition of entrepreneurship to more advanced horizons in order to add value to the national economy and enhance its competitiveness regionally and globally.
For his part, His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Abdullah Hamid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Small and Medium Enterprises, said: “The declaration of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State,“ may God protect him ”in 2021“ the year of fifty ”is a bright and articulation in the history of the State In the United Arab Emirates, we celebrate the fruits and achievements of the past and chart the features of our future journey towards growth and development and creating more opportunities that enhance the leadership of the Emirates and its prestigious position in various fields.
His Excellency added: “As we go to the next fifty, we must remember the legacy of Zayed, Rashid, and the founding fathers, may God have mercy on them, who had the merit in achieving the progress and prosperity we have achieved today, and we will work under the banner of our wise leadership to create a future befitting this civilizational and human legacy, and commensurate with it. With the noble achievements and values that were the product of the past fifty, and will represent an asset for the next fifty. “
He said: “Over the past five decades, the UAE has demonstrated its ability to keep pace with the rapid developments and build a diversified and competitive economy and a business environment that is among the most pioneering in the region and the world. During the fifty years we will work on designing proactive plans with innovative and flexible concepts that support the national economy and entrepreneurship and enhance From the growth of the country and its competitiveness as an attractive international destination for business, to achieving the vision of the UAE to be the most distinguished and the best quality of life in the world. “
In his turn, His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, said: “The announcement by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State,“ may God protect him ”in 2021 to be the“ year of fifty ”, is a defining moment in the history of the UAE, in which we celebrate the achievements of 50 Years passed, and we are preparing for the next 50 years, inspired by the great legacy left by the founding fathers, “may God bless them,” and the noble values that they established, and guided by the vision of our wise leadership, and confident in the determination and creative energies of the Emirati people, with our eyes set to build a more successful and prosperous future for future generations.
His Excellency added: “The year of fifty is a historic milestone in the life of our beloved country, in which we can study a process that is full of achievement and development, to draw inspiration from lessons and raise the motivation, and continue the march towards a new stage of work with the support and guidance of our wise leadership, and this year’s initiatives will be a new starting point to intensify our efforts in economic development.” By developing the creative Emirati energies and investing in new innovative ideas, enhancing the leadership of the UAE as a global commercial and investment capital, a preferred destination for talents and competencies from all over the world, and a destination for innovative companies and quality investments in various vital fields.
His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi concluded by saying: “The story of the UAE deserves to be told, and the initiatives of the 50th year will be an opportunity to celebrate the great achievements and successes of the UAE over the past 50 years, and to introduce the pioneering development vision for our country for the next fifty years. In this National Civilized Carnival. “