UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met today the first batch of 17 Chinese graduates who have joined the Dubai Business Associates Programme at Falcon headquarters at DIFC during their first day.
The Programme provides a unique opportunity for the distinguished graduates of Chinese universities to study and work in Dubai.
His Highness affirmed that the future success of the global community as a whole falls entirely on the shoulders of future generations. Therefore, they have responsibility which enforce them to work hard to achieve their aspirations and hopes.
Present at meeting were His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.
Sheikh Mohammed wished success for the trainees in their mission, and urged them to strive to achieve their dreams and ambitions. He also encouraged them to take advantage of the expertise and skills which the Programme provide during their study to create a positive impact in the world.
His Highness indicated that the Dubai Business Associates Programme has been designed specifically to contribute to the enrichment of their potential and hone their skills, and help them to become leaders of the future. He also urged them to take advantage of this Programme to provide them of significant opportunities to gain real experience of working in international companies, as well as to recognize the vital role of the Emirate of Dubai as a thriving global hub for tourism, business and commerce.
Sheikh Mohammed stressed that Dubai Business Associates will act as a cultural bridge, proactively fostering the strong and existing ties between the UAE and China.
At the conclusion of the meeting, students posed for photos with Sheikh Mohammed, expressing their thanks to him for his care and keenness to meet and encourage them in their first day.
In attendance also were, Minister of State Reem Al Hashemi, Director General of the Office of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Dubai Director of Protocol and Hospitality Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, His Excellency Helal Saeed Al Marri, the Director General of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, H E Tang Weibin, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai, and other officials.