Abu Dhabi Crown Prince says human resources are the main and first driving force in economic, social, cultural and educational developmen
General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, affirmed that vision of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for building and investing in minds and qualifying of scientific human resources comes as a priority in building nation.
He said human resources are the main and first driving force in economic, social, cultural and educational development in addition to their capability to maintaining national gains and securing them for future generations.
General Shaikh Mohammed added that the overall development, being witnessed in the UAE in various fields, is based on the efforts of its innovative and loyal citizens, who have science and knowledge, citing that progress is strongly connected with new innovative ideas, which would contribute to progress in the economic, social and scientific development.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi said these while receiving a group of Emirati inventors from all national bodies at Al Bahar Palace, who presented their inventions and innovations in a number of fields.
He also said that these inventions were developed registered in the country through the support of the Takamul programme.
General Shaikh Mohammed re-affirmed that the UAE will save no efforts to secure a proper and stimulating environment, which is capable of establishing scientific infrastructure for ideas, innovations and inventions in all fields.
He also pointed out the role of the Abu Dhabi Technology Development Committee (TDC), which contributes to spreading of scientific awareness, encourages and supports Emirati youth in order to develop and apply their inventions in the reality. He said that he is looking forward to implementing these inventions and projects in the real life.
He praised the inventors’ contributions to supporting knowledge economy and their efforts to invent new technologies, to benefit homeland and society, underscoring the importance of continuing this march, which would lead to enhancing development in the country.
General Shaikh Mohammed was briefed on 12 inventions, out of 66, which were registered by Takamul Programme in 2011 and exchanged talks with inventors and their supporters.
The inventors, aged between 13 to 75-year-old presented a group of outstanding and world-class inventions in all technology sectors, which constitute a base for new and promising industries and are receiving increasing attention from international companies, making them contribute actively in the development of the UAE economy and society.