Vatican honours H.H. Sheikh Mohamed with 'Man of Humanity' title

WAM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has been titled the 'Man of Humanity' by Vatican's Foundation Gravissimum Educationis.

The award was conferred to His Highness in recognition of his efforts to foster international humanitarian and relief works, strengthen values of peace and peaceful co-existence, and for emphasizing the importance of dialogue as a means to avoid conflicts.

The Crown Prince was also recognised for reinforcing the UAE's pioneering role in all humanitarian fronts, particularly the efforts to mitigate the global impact of COVID-19.

To date, the UAE has provided aid to medical staff and front-line workers in more than 135 countries to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The award was received by Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, on behalf of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, from Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, President of Pontifical Foundation Gravissimum Educationis and Ministry of Education Vatican, during a ceremony held today at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of the ambassadors accredited to the UAE.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Lunch with Lloyd

    11:00am - 2:00pm

    No one knows entertainment better than veteran Dubai broadcaster Mark Lloyd.

  • Afternoons with Helen Farmer

    2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Every weekday afternoon, Helen Farmer will help you to navigate the highs and lows of life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what’s happening and where to go.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

  • Green Financing

    HSBC has announced $5 billion in growth lending initiatives, part of it will be dedicated to green incentives.

  • Health Travel Pass

    How do you feel about a health travel pass that records your COVID information ahead of travel?

  • Retail in Times of E-commerce

    How are retail giants like Majid Al Futtaim competing against behemoths of e-commerce like Amazon?

On Dubai Eye