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Mohamed bin Zayed: Sultan is an exceptional model of an inspiring leader

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, awarded His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the "Order of the Mother of The Nation." The selection by the 5th Sheikha Fatima Programme for Excellence and Societal Intelligence of Sheikh Dr. Sultan to receive the honour is due to his support for community issues.

During the ceremony, held at the Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulated Sheikh Sultan, stating, "Sheikh Sultan is an exceptional model of an inspiring leader who has combined, over the decades, the power of thought, science, action and a belief in the importance of progress and development while preserving our inherited traditions, customs and well-established identity, which are evident in the many initiatives and ideas he implemented for his people and humanity."

The awarding of the order is also in recognition of Sheikh Dr. Sultan’s humanitarian, community and cultural efforts in the UAE and other countries, through his initiatives and pioneering work that promoted family and community stability, as well as his keenness to preserve society, serve humankind, and focus on social development, renaissance, construction and progress.