Sheikh Mohammed: The motto of the UAE is peace, recovery and prosperity – News


Vice President delivers keynote speech at Arab League summit in Algeria

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Published: Wed 2 Nov 2022, 11:40 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed on Wednesday that the United Arab Emirates is playing a leading role in addressing critical regional and international challenges.

“The choice of the United Arab Emirates is to propagate the slogan ‘peace, recovery and prosperity’ based on the rules of international law and cooperation in the fields of economy, sustainable development, advanced technologies and scientific research, and to overcome challenges and deal with existing threats,” said Sheikh Mohammed in his address to the 31st Arab League Summit in Algeria.

He said the UAE prioritized peaceful conflict resolution, humanitarian assistance, peacekeeping and addressing global health crises in the spirit of solidarity, supporting the empowerment of women, emphasizing the role of youth in nation-building, harnessing the potential of innovation and cutting-edge technology. , and developing the international system for combating extremism and terrorism.

“In light of the unprecedented challenges facing Arab countries, we urgently need to intensify work, accelerate the pace of Arab coordination and cooperation, and resolve crises in the region to spread peace. hope, optimism, unity, peace and tolerance.These values ​​have been the basis of the UAE’s approach since the era of the father of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and of its founding brothers.

“The United Arab Emirates, with its successful experience of hosting Expo 2020 Dubai, its current non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2022-2023 and the planned COP28 conference, plays a leading role in solving critical challenges ahead of us at regional and international levels,” he said.

The UAE is keen to continue its commitment to building a knowledge-based and diversified economy based on scientific and technological progress and to strengthening economic and development partnership in the region, Sheikh Mohammed said.

“Today we are witnessing the emergence of a progressive society in the Middle East that will be a pillar for joint action around key global priorities, as the UAE moves rapidly to improve its competitiveness and the sustainability of their economy, and the exploration of new opportunities.

“We are striving to make our country a global capital of investment and economic and cultural innovation. The UAE has also launched a set of strategic projects and initiatives aimed at establishing internal and external growth and to boost investment in digital and circular economies as sectors based on artificial intelligence and the fourth industrial revolution,” he said.

He said there is no doubt that climate change has become a priority for everyone, as it has become an existential threat that forces everyone to work quickly towards a carbon-free future.

“In this regard, the UAE has announced its goal of achieving zero carbon emissions by 2050. The UAE is preparing to participate in the COP27 conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, while preparing to host the COP28 in 2023 to promote climate diplomacy and fight climate change.”

“We firmly believe that the challenges and threats facing the Arab region and the world can only be overcome through solidarity and joint cooperation at the regional and international levels, and by upholding tolerance, equality, moderation, flexibility and giving, and involving all countries, big and small, in the historic march of humanity,” said Sheikh Mohammed.


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