His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, hailed the UAE's hosting of the "Global Skills Competition" Abu Dhabi 2017, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. He said that this event reflects the UAE's long-standing approach to caring for young people and depending on them to continue the path of progress and development in the future.
This came during his Highness visit to the competition, which concludes today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. He inspected the pavilions participating in the accompanying exhibition.
His Highness was accompanied by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, His Excelency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education, Her Excellency Jameela Bint Salem Musabah Al Muhairi, Minister of State for General Education Affairs, Abdul Aziz Al Zaabi, Second Vice President of the Federal National Council and Mubarak Saeed Al Shamsi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Technical and Vocational Education and Training Center And Dr. Mohammed Abdul Latif Khalifa, Director General of Sheikh Saqr Program for Government Distinction.
The Global Skills Competition Abu Dhabi 2017 is attended by 1300 contestants from 59 countries competing in 51 different skills, including aircraft maintenance, mobile robots, landscaping, fashion technology, graphic design and many more. The Global Skills Competition Abu Dhabi 2017 aims to instill inspiration among young people and encourage them to engage in technical education and vocational skills to be the tool that allows them to set up their own businesses and upgrade their career development in line with Abu Dhabi's Plan 2030.
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