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Abu Dhabi’s CP opens national service school

Abu Dhabi's CP opens national service school
Abu Dhabi’s CP opens national service school

(Abu Dhabi) – The United Arab Emirates, under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has strongly believed in the importance of its human resources in all fields, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said.
Sheikh Mohamed made the remarks while opening the National Service School of the Presidential Guards at Sih Hafeer Camp. The school, which is equipped according to the latest training systems, is built specially for the recruits of the national service.
“The UAE leadership’s keenness to modernise and upgrade capabilities of the armed forces is not limited to procurement of the latest equipment and arms technology, but also to preparing human resources that are capable of dealing with the different defence technologies,” he said.
Sheikh Mohamed said the UAE has adopted a firm principle of investing in human resources as the country’s key asset.
He was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser.
Upon arrival at the school, Sheikh Mohamed was received by H.E. Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Lt. General Saleh Mohamed Al Amri, Commander of the Land Forces, Rear Admiral Ibrahim Mohamed Al Mushrikh, Commander of UAE Naval Forces, Lt. General Ibrahim Nasser Al Alawi, Commander of the Air Force and Air Defence, Colonel Ahmed Ali Al Balooshi, Commander of the Presidential Guards Institute, Lt. Colonel Fahad Sultan bin Sulaiman, Commander of the Presidential Guards School for National Service, and a number of senior armed forces officers.
Sheikh Mohamed toured the school’s classrooms and the training halls and inspected the training simulators. He watched a demonstration of skills acquired by the recruits while being briefed on the training and teaching curricula and techniques used in the school.
(Courtesy WAM)