His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, attended the celebration held by Zayed University to honour this year’s outstanding bachelor's and master's degrees graduates from various disciplines. The event took place this morning at Zayed University’s Abu Dhabi campus, in the Convention Centre’s ‘HH Sheikha Fatima – Mother of the Nation – Hall’.
His Highness presented the certificates to the 67 students top students who are graduating with the grade of ‘Excellent’ from the academic year 2016-2017.
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed stressed that the Emirati citizen is the UAE's real investment. The wise leadership places investment in building human capacity at the top of its priorities. It does so by providing quality education that meets the future requirements and qualifies an educated generation of Emiratis, capable of actively participating in building their country and contributing to the process of its sustainable development.
His Highness congratulated the graduates, female and male alike, wishing them success and expressing his pride in the Emirati youth. He appreciated those who excelled such that they now hold the highest academic degrees in all disciplines and portray a wonderful cultural image of their beloved homeland. This meets the aspirations of their wise leadership, which provided them with all the means by which they could fulfil their potential, enrolling them in the best universities and educational programmes.