Saud Al Qasimi: We count on education and get ready for the future with confidence July 20,2020
His Highness Sheikh Saud Al Qasimi in a memorial snapshot with top-performing high school students (WAM)
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed that education is the main guarantor to maintain achievements and gains, and the basic pillar to continue the march of establishing the State, strengthening its regional and global presence and contributing to build the human civilization.
That came during His Highness’ reception of top-performing high school male and female students of the twelfth grade for the academic year 2019-2020 in Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. At the beginning of the meeting, His Highness congratulated the excellent students and paid tribute to the efforts they have made to achieve success, and said: «I congratulate all of you on this accomplishment and I urge you to be prepared for a new stage of the university life. We need your bright young minds today, more than ever, to enrich our cultural and cognitive development, and promote our effective contribution to build the human civilization».
His Highness added: «We, UAE, count on education for being the main key of sustainable development and on human development for being the most important element in the continuation of the construction process, and the ultimate goal of all government efforts and plans. In view of what we have achieved over the past few years, we can say that we are currently more stable and more determined due to possessing distinctive competencies that are able to continue the achievements and aspirations of the people of the UAE». During the meeting, His Highness, ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, praised the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan «May Allah protect him», His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai «May God preserve him», and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, which put education at the forefront of their priorities and at the top of the overall development plans. This comes out of their awareness of the importance of education and its vital role in strengthening the country's status at the regional and global levels in various fields and at all levels.
His Highness said: «There is no doubt that investment in people is the real investment carried out by the United Arab Emirates since its establishment, which enables us to encounter the current and future challenges, and to keep up with the cognitive progress around us and the accelerating technological developments the world is witnessing in various fields. Today, we are reaping the fruits of what we planted».
At the end of the meeting, His Highness stressed that success and excellence represent the result of many factors, the most important of which are: ongoing support and guidance received by students at home, the good educational level provided by schools, commitment and personal discipline, and the serious and keen desire of students to achieve a distinctive result that satisfies their ambitions and puts them on the right track to do their part to serve their country.