Abu Dhabi (WAM)
General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, attended the graduation ceremony of the 31st Joint Command and Staff Course at the Command and Staff College headquarters. The graduation ceremony began with the UAE national anthem and the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, then Brigadier General Saeed Salmeen Al-Alawi, Commander of the Joint Command and Staff College, delivered a speech in which he expressed your thanks and appreciation. to His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s team for his presence and patronage of the 31st graduation ceremony, and welcoming of the university with His Highnesses, Excellencies, leaders and managers of the great attendance .
His Highness and the attendees watched a short video that reviewed the course of the course from its beginning to the graduation stage, followed by the announcement of the general result of the course, and the delivery of certificates to the first graduates from sister countries and friends, then His Highness took a group photo with the graduates.
The tribute ceremony was attended by Lieutenant General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, Matar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense, and several senior officials of the Ministry and the Armed Forces.
In his speech at the ceremony, Brigadier General Saeed Salmeen Al-Alawi, commander of the Joint Command and Staff College, said: It is a blessed day for the motherland and its leadership, which has been renewed every year for thirty one years in the interest of our leadership in our armed forces represented by the Ministry of Defense, as long as one regiment after another graduates, providing chiefs and units with the skills of Chiefs and Major Corps, to assume high command positions, and today they are in the first rank of leadership, and the School is proud of them year after year. He stressed that the young United Arab Emirates, with evidence and perseverance, has taken firm steps towards excellence and leadership over the last fifty years, and looks forward to the next fifty years with a clear and studied vision and one strategy after another whose essence it is human construction, and draws the most wonderful and beautiful images of cohesion between the people and their leadership.
He added that: Our peace and tolerance loving nation was founded and built by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God have peace in his soul, and was led and empowered by the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. , may God have mercy on him, who was the father of his people. In his time and today, the country is led by an inspiring leader loyal to his people and his country, an exceptional leader surrounded by loyal men who gave the best example in the achievement of a clear vision, carefully outlined objectives and comprehensive plans towards a promising future.
Emphasizing that God’s blessings are many and innumerable, he said: “The blessing of the leadership in the UAE, with God’s help, is the secret of what we enjoy in terms of well-being, security, progress and prosperity. and always to glory, oh country”. “The great ones do not go away”, and we say yes, sir. “Their footprints will remain immortal, illuminating the present and building a brilliant future”.
He explained that the Command and General Staff College today is reaping the fruits of effort and a solid foundation that is preserved thanks to the efforts of past and current leaders and members of the steering committee and under the direction of the Supreme Council of the College, headed by His His Excellency Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces for seventeen years, who has spared no effort to make the school better than its peers at the level of The scientist is a curriculum, a practice, and methods and methods of learning.. in addition to his enthusiasm for the smallest details to ensure the best results from leaders and staff, armed with science and knowledge in leadership methods at the tactical and operational levels, and we will not be satisfied except with excellence.
He said: “The students of the course and their colleagues from sister and friendly countries applied with great professionalism during the course, which lasted forty-seven consecutive weeks, within the framework of an integrated curriculum. The materials and courses rich in knowledge, science and practical applications related to military doctrine and strategic theories, and studies in military history and political geography, in addition to having studied and analyzed its urban areas, and deduced the best ways to deal with external and internal threats so that our emirate remains a safe and stable emirate homeland, by land, sea and air.
He noted that the mission and vision of the college are set in the foundation and changing in methods from year to year. Without the joint efforts and support of the Supreme Council of the College and the leaders and leaders who gave all the help to the college, its mission would not have been fulfilled The college also received most of the support from the state ministries and agencies, be it in presence of their representatives as invited professors, or Of those we had the honor of visiting during the tour of the inner corner, we thank and thank everyone for their support.
Brigadier General Saeed Salmeen Al-Alawi addressed the graduates and said: “You are an exceptional generation and you are now under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, may God protect you. In the knowledge and skills course, is the beginning of the path and that you are the leaders of the future, and you will be stronger with your loyalty to your country and your leadership, and I ask Almighty God to guide and take care of you.” He prayed to Almighty God to preserve the UAE and its people, under the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, “may God protect him”, and to guide him him and his brothers, members of the Supreme Council, rulers of the Emirates, on the path of good.