UAE President: Our people are central to our efforts to progress

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President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has affirmed the UAE's commitment to fostering international cooperation, dialogue and peace in the face of global challenges.

He also pledged to support countries and communities in need by continuing to strengthen engagement and build partnerships around the world.

In a statement marking the UAE's 52nd Union Day, Sheikh Mohamed said, "The people of the UAE are central to our efforts to progress. It is through devotion and selflessness towards the nation that true accomplishments are realised."

"Above all, unity and loyalty are the firm foundations laid by the late Sheikh Zayed and his brothers for our nation that underpin our achievements and will continue to do so in the coming decades, God willing," he added.

The UAE President noted that this year's Union Day comes as the country hosts the largest international event on environment and climate, the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28).

"The UAE’s hosting of COP28 underscores its credibility both regionally and globally, as well as the prominent role our nation plays in global issues, especially climate change mitigation, and its longstanding support for sustainability initiatives," His Highness explained.

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