The National Archives and the (Union) issue a supplement on the fiftieth anniversary of Zayed's accession to power
The National Archives, in cooperation with Al-Ittihad Newspaper, issues a special supplement entitled: (Today, 50 years ago, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan). Bin Sultan Al Nahyan took over the reins of power in Abu Dhabi, and that day was a historical turning point that will remain witnessed and its effects will remain immortal. Based on their role and patriotic duty, cooperation between the National Archives and Al Ittihad Newspaper came in issuing this appendix to return to the generations details of the journey of the immortal leader who built and built a nation his mom.
Regarding this supplement, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Al Raisi, Director General of the National Archives, said: Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Archives, the National Archives, in cooperation with Al Ittihad Newspaper, issues a special supplement entitled: (Today Fifty years ago...Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan) so that generations can remember aspects of the biography of the founding leader, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who is present with his values and achievements among us; And as soon as Sheikh Zayed - may God rest his soul in peace - took over the reins of power, he announced that the country had entered an important historical stage that was dominated by hard work for prosperity and economic and social development in all Emirates, and launched the country to broad horizons with which the UAE interacted with its regional, Arab and international surroundings.
His Excellency added: The sixth of August 1966 will remain an unforgettable day in our history. It marks the dawn of a new beginning. It is a day witnessed in the memory of the homeland; Because it represents the great reform that led to achieving everything that benefits the Emirates and paved the way for the birth of a new state: the United Arab Emirates.
His Excellency said: Sheikh Zayed was a visionary, which was embodied in what he presented to his people, and Zayed always considered his people the true treasure of the nation, and Sheikh Zayed steadily rose to power and fame as the ruler of Abu Dhabi, and gained great fame as the pioneer of the political unity of the seven emirates. And the United Arab Emirates emerged thanks to the relentless and tireless efforts of the founding president and the rulers of the Emirates - a rich, prosperous, stable and secure country under their wise and benevolent leadership.
Al-Raisi points out that after half a century, on August 6, 2016, the time has come to take a look at the past and reflect with admiration and reverence on the reforms and distinguished development works initiated by Sheikh Zayed. And that march, which began fifty years ago, left a legacy of the tremendous contributions of Sheikh Zayed, “the father of the nation,” which will remain a source of inspiration, giving, and influence on his competent successors, who are the best successor to the best predecessor. This summary, accompanied by pictures, is presented to the unique and unprecedented achievements of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a tribute Love and loyalty to the symbolic leader who will remain immortal in the memory of the nation.
On this supplement, His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Al Raisi said: The anniversary of the sitting of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan - may God rest his soul in peace - marks the beginning of an important political stage in the history of the region. He was the driving force behind efforts to establish a federal state among the seven emirates, which were previously known as the Trucial States.
His Excellency added: His stature, like that of the founding leader, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, gives this fragrant memory its stature, and makes us stand in reverence to recall some of the political and unitary achievements that our modern state is proud of, which achieved its glories under Zayed's shadow, and at the forefront of what the auspicious union achieved
His Excellency valued the role of the National Archives in collecting and preserving the nation's memory for generations, and praised its initiative in issuing this appendix entitled: (Today, fifty years ago...Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan) to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Sheikh Zayed's accession to power; Because of its impact on recalling some of the achievements of the founding leader - may God rest his soul in peace - and his endowments.