Sheikh Saif introduces Overseas Scholarship Award
(Abu Dhabi) – Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has introduced the “Saif bin Zayed Award for Overseas Scholarship Students”. The Award was announced during the 5th Annual UAE Students Forum in the USA that is hosted by the UAE Embassy in Washington under the slogan “Your Assistant My Homeland”; in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Office of H.H Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
In his pre-recorded address to the students, H.H Sheikh Saif said, “You are the pillars of the future and our hope for a better tomorrow. Your country and leadership are relying on you to assist in the ongoing process of development and growth, and to reflect the bright civilized image of the UAE in all national and international forums and events.” H.H Sheikh Saif conveyed the greetings of the higher leadership and the government’s sentiments of pride in the students’ achievements. H.H Sheikh Saif also extended his heartfelt congratulations to the students ahead of the glorious 43rd National Day and praised the efforts of the Forum’s organizers. He also encouraged the overseas scholarship students to contribute their innovative experiences to provide government performance with purposeful ideas and suggestions designed to enhance the quality and level of the services offered to the public; and create new services.
The forum started with the UAE National Anthem, and was attended by H.E. Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Director of East Asia and Pacific Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; H.E. Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the US; in addition to a host of scholarship students, distinguished members of the diplomatic corps and a large gathering of guests.