of Higher Education and Scientific Research" congratulates the people of
the UAE on the occasion of the Accession Day of the President Sheikh “Khalifa
bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan”.
State with a leader who during his reign the State is leading in the
international platforms, and in global indicators and benchmarks, securing
better standards of living for its people, in a nurturing environment, and
under a strong and secure Union, in which the UAE people stride with confidence
and ambition, equipped with knowledge and creativity to build a competitive,
resilient and cohesive community.
The UAE ranked first
in the Arab World and fourteenth in the world in the satisfaction and happiness
index of 2013, to prove that it is a moral welfare state not solely a material
one, with the arrival of the State's gross domestic product (GDP) to around
(342) billion dollars, and according to the "Legatum Institute", the
UAE ranked first in the Middle East, and (28th) worldwide in the Prosperity
His Highness Sheikh “Khalifa
bin Zayed Al Nahyan” sees that the State and its leaders should not be
concerned only with its own people but all humanity, for the State to be in the
(16th) position in giving, and undertake in their sustainable
development projects the responsibility for the education of children in the
world and providing them with clothing and shelter.
To maintain that
role, his Excellency Sheikh “Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan” Minister of Higher
Education and Scientific Research stressed that we must maintain the first rankings
acquired by the State in 2012 on performance indicators for global
competitiveness and seeking to win additional indicators. In education specifically the state was
first globally in the number of students in higher education, and the third in
the world in the proportion of students enrolled in higher education from outside
the State, and eighth globally in the number of students' movement into the
State. His Excellency the Minister said that a set of key indicators will be
chosen that will be highlighted during the (12)-month period so the State is ranked
first according to the directives of the wise State leadership.
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