Mohamed bin Zayed receives participants in UAE Youth Ambassadors Programme

WAM ABU DHABI, 9th September, 2013 (WAM)–His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has stressed that the comprehensive and sustainable development based on Emirati human resources represents a cornerstone for progress.

He reiterated that qualified and cultured youth are the foundation for the nation-building and guards for the achievements of the country.

Sheikh Mohamed was speaking to a number of Emirati youth (boys and girls), who concluded their trip to China and South Korea. The tour is part of UAE Youth Ambassadors Programme, organised under the aegis of the Court of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The programme aims at developing the scientific, cultural and leadership skills of university students.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said the directives by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, called for supporting Emirati youth and develop their skills, being the future and backbone of the UAE.

“We are pretty sure we have a coming generation to depend on. They have a vision earned from their own experiences and the experiences of others”, he said, noting that the youth are capable to shoulder the national responsibilities and tackle challenges.

The participants in the programme briefed Sheikh Mohamed on their activities during the two trips as well as the landmarks, projects and feedback about the two trips.

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