Mohammed bin Rashid attends Global Education and Skills Forum, final add

Former U.S. President and founder of the Clinton Foundation, Bill Clinton, delivered a speech where he commended His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision for the future of education in the country, highlighting His Highness’ initiative to transform education to smart learning and focusing on the techniques and methods of education to be developed as world-class levels.

Mr. Clinton also hailed the initiative of the Varkey GEMS Foundation for organising the Forum for the second time to highlight the problems of education in the whole world, especially low-income countries.

He also hailed Dubai Cares’ donations and thanked them for their contributions in promoting education in many countries in an effort to provide education to more than a million children in the first phase.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, during a meeting on the sidelines of the forum, welcomed the former U.S. President, and also hailed the initiative of the Varkey GEMS Foundation which contributes to the provision of educational opportunities for disadvantaged children around the world, noting the generous donation by the founder and president of the Foundation, Sunny Varkey, to Dubai Cares and his support for the educational projects and programmes in the concerned countries.

SOURCE: WAM