Each year this book celebrates achievements of the United Arab Emirates and in so doing it pays tribute to the architect of this stunning success story, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the greatly loved and respected founding father and President of the UAE from its formation on 2 December 1971 until his death on 2 November 2004. Sheikh Zayed displayed enormous wisdom and strength in overcoming the obstacles that faced him in constructing a modern nation. He never faltered on his course and knew exactly what he wanted to achieve - and why. He used to say that 'Wealth is not money. Wealth is in people.' And he devoted his efforts to providing education, health care and social services for all the country's citizens. At the same time he nurtured an environment in which business could flourish and people could live rewarding lives in freedom and peace.The bulk of the companya#39;s business is in support of Abu Dhabi offshore oil, engineering and construction companies. ... Under this agreement, GAMCO will be the approved centre for the maintenance of Trent gas turbines for the Middle Eastanbsp;...
|Title||:||The United Arab Emirates Yearbook 2005|
|Author||:||Ibrahim Al Abed, Peter Hellyer, Peter Vine, Ibrahim Al-Abed, Paula Vine, Peter Hellyer|
|Publisher||:||Trident Press Ltd - 2004-12|