'Year of Zayed 2018' Tuesday, August 08, 2017 HE Dr Jamal Mohammed Al Hosani, Director General of the National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority, confirmed that the announcement of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, may Allah protect him, that the year 2018 will be “The year of Zayed” On the centennial occasion of his birth and in coincidence of his anniversary as the Governor of Abu Dhabi shall make this year an eternal occasion for celebrating the achievements of the founding leader, may Allah bless his soul. Sixth of August is the 51 anniversary of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan as the governor of Abu Dhabi, which embodies a perfect model in education, leadership, development, and drawing the basis of peace, love and humanity between the different nations of the world, and a symbol of the sustainable development, which is considered a turning point in the history of the United Arab Emirates. Al Hosani asserted that the Late Sheikh Zayed was blessed with a penetrant insight, wise decision and unique mentality which made the UAE within the leading countries in the competitive indicators at the international level. Furthermore, he referred that Abu Dhabi, the capital has become, after 51 years, one of the top international states in safety, security, prosperity whether for the national or the resident. He added that the late Zayed with his noble giving was keen in building the human being and supporting him to the top levels. The wise leadership has followed his steps in dedicating and directing the UAE blessings in fulfilling the needs of the country and the citizens such as accommodation, education and health so that they become a symbol of pride between the whole nations of the world. Today, the world remembers the many Sheikh Zayed favors. Wherever we go on this earth, we find a remarkable fingerprint demonstrating his love to humanity, unlimited giving so that the march of charity and giving in the world continues and to plant this culture in the UAE children to follow the same steps.