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Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), has said that the UAE is a notable instance in giving a healthy lifestyles to its citizens.

Addressing round 400 students on the Zayed University campus in Dubai on Thursday as a part of the varsity's Middle East and GCC Studies minor programme, he pointed out the formation of the GCC, stressing that it become installed following an insight proposed by means of the overdue Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the UAE, and his brothers the leaders of the GCC countries.

He became welcomed by Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development and President of Zayed University, and Dr Behjat Al Yousuf, acting vice-president of Zayed University. Al Zayani added a lecture on "Gulf Cooperation Council: Ambitions and Achievements.

Strategic goals

The first is ensuring safety and security in all aspects, whether against external threats or fighting crime. The 2d is maintaining monetary increase and paintings to diversify the assets of income. Third and most essential is human improvement for which we should put money into educating future generations and create revolutionary environments, all to make certain that our citizens shape and create new possibilities and turn out to be entrepreneurs, instead than searching for jobs," he stated.

He said that the fourth goal the GCC follows pertains to strengthening the worldwide presence of the council amongst regional and international organisations. And lastly, he said the GCC also focuses on adapting to a nearby resilience to make sure that coping with crises and disasters is done effectively in order that we get over them as fast as possible, and help in reshaping a post-crisis stable. A exquisite example here will be the UAE for hosting an educational postgraduate programme in strategic, defence and protection studies.

Training most crucial

In reaction to a question by a university scholar approximately the important thing to fulfillment, Al Zayani stated that the name of the game of success that he drew from his whole life experiences, is "education, training, and training". ". The first schooling is joining a education programme, the 2d training is schooling others, and the third is self-training by way of setting one's challenges, items and tasks. From such experiences, they broaden new styles and methods to succeed," he stated.

The most prominent of that is the volume of trade change which stood at around $6 billion in 2003, and surpassed $147 billion final year," introduced Al Zayani.

Emirati girls a primary pillar

He praised Emirati ladies for the notable achievements and described them as a critical pillar in the unification of the nation, and the formation of the GCC. He additionally praised Noura Al Kaabi, announcing that she is not handiest an ambassador of Emirati ladies, however additionally of all the GCC ladies.

They are first-rate contributors to the advancement of their nation. Major Mariam Al Mansouri, who joined the UAE Air Force, become some of the first pilots to lead the marketing campaign against Daesh in Syria. Furthermore, amongst you is a mother, who've raised the first Arab astronaut, Hazzaa AlMansouri," he stated.