Dubai: Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs and Chairman of Emirates Post Group, has hailed the UAE national service program as a major initiative that will boost the spirit of national loyalty and belonging.
Addressing a felicitation function for Emirati employees of Emirates Post Group joining the second batch of the national service, he said the mandatory service would instill in the younger generation a spirit of responsibility and underline the importance of developing their physical abilities.
He congratulated the wise leadership of the country under the guidance of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of Emirates on the success of the program which will perpetuate the memory of the founding fathers.
He added: that “The first aim of the national service was to serve the country through the involvement of all members of the society, and nothing should stop them from carrying out this noble duty, even though there is no direct threat to the security of the country.” On his part, Mr. Fahad Al Hosani, Acting CEO of Emirates Post, congratulated the attendees of the program and added that this represents a history day in carrying out a sacred duty, that affirms the values of loyalty and belonging, and proves that these employees are fully prepared to respond to any national need.
He further said: that “The UAE was blessed with safety and security, thanks to the Almighty and the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and fellow Rulers of the Emirates.”