Business leaders highlight inspiring achievements of the UAE on 51st National Day


Dubai, UAE: Business leaders congratulated the nation and the people of the UAE on the occasion of the 51st National Day, highlighting the significant achievements of the country, especially in promoting continued growth, enhancing economic competitiveness, creating robust opportunities and promoting sustainability. The senior leaders said the visionary guidance of the leadership has been the guiding force in driving the amazing transformation of the nation.

Dr. Dalya Al Muthanna, President of GE in the UAE and Global Chief of Strategy & Operations for GE International Markets, said “As we celebrate the nation and its people on the 51st UAE National Day, we congratulate the leadership for their strategic vision and commitment to the progress and prosperity of all. A global hub for business and innovation, the UAE prides itself on being home to nearly 200 nationalities, while maintaining its deep-rooted heritage and values. The UAE pushes boundaries with an eye on the future, building its leadership capabilities by always asking what next – not only for the UAE, but also for the region and the world. The nation’s focus on the pillars of innovation, sustainability, and advanced technology are shared by GE. From bringing cutting-edge solutions to committing to building localized talent, GE has served as a strong partner in the country’s evolution since 1971. Looking ahead, we will continue to support the UAE, always with the goal of contributing to economic growth and development, for the people of this country and beyond.”

“Our visionary founding fathers united 51 years ago and set a clear roadmap for the prosperity and success of our young nation. The recently announced ‘We The UAE 2031’ will now further enhance our national development plan and support in achieving the objectives of the ‘UAE Centennial 2071’, which aims towards strengthening and developing the UAE’s economic ecosystem and aim in raising our young nation’s profile on a global scale. As a private, Emirati-owned global well-being company, GMG is proud to continue contributing to the UAE’s boundless entrepreneurial ambition, and support in shaping the country’s economic growth,” said Mohammad A Baker, Deputy Chairman and CEO of GMG.

His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO at ENOC, said: “As we celebrate the 51st UAE National Day, we reflect on the various accomplishments of our nation over the years whilst recognising its rich legacy. Under the vision of our founding father, the late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and our wise leaders have continued to drive the economic growth and prosperity of the country. We are immensely proud of the achievements of the UAE, and we will continue to contribute to the advancement of the nation.”

Nasreen Humaid – Emirati, Human Capital Manager at Malaffi said, Yet another year has passed under the sign of resilience, progress, and prosperity for our beloved and blessed nation. After two challenging years, this celebration has particular significance as we transition from the pandemic following the recent lift of all the COVID-19 restrictions in the UAE. The continuous and tireless efforts of our forward-thinking leaders to preserve the health of the community are world-class as we aim to become the best country in the world.

At Malaffi, we are proud to play our part in building a healthier and happier community with the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi by supporting the digital transformation of the healthcare system in Abu Dhabi, and we aim to set an example for other countries. As we celebrate our nation’s collective future, we renew our commitment to improving together healthcare quality and patient outcomes.”

 Dr Ali Al Jassim, Chair of EmiratesGBC, said “We congratulate the leadership and the people of the UAE on the 51st National Day, a celebration that not only highlights unity and togetherness but also the remarkable progress made by the nation on all fronts, especially in promoting sustainable growth. The continued development of the UAE is driven by a focus on knowledge sharing, which is critical to build a knowledge-based economy that promotes innovation and embrace advanced technologies. With the focus of the nation in the coming months to host COP28, the UN Climate Summit, Emirates Green Building Council will support this most important event in the coming days, by further focusing on promoting sustainability best practices.”