Mohammed bin Rashid attends HCT graduation ceremony (full version)Jun 11, 2012 - 04:58 -
WAM Dubai, June 11th, 2012 (WAM) -- The Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended today the graduation ceremony of over 300 students of Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) at Dubai Men's College (DMC).
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Chancellor of the Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), Lieutenant General Misbah Rashid Al Fattan, Director of the Office of H.H. Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Essam Eisa Al Humaidan, Dubai's Attorney-General, deans of colleges, academic staff, guests and families of the students attended the ceremony.
Sheikh Nahyan expressed his pleasure about the graduation ceremony of the two batches 20 and 21, which was sponsored by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and attended by the Vice President. He thanked them for their keenness on provision of all opportunities to Emiratis to get educated and qualified to become future leaders and contribute effectively to the comprehensive development being experienced by the UAE.
He appreciated the directives by the Vice President on education of Emiratis being a major component for the development and progress. He also thanked His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces for his follow up and support to the HCT.
Sheikh Nahyan congratulated the graduates, urging them to exert their utmost efforts in service of the country and community, and pledge their allegiance to the leadership that has not spared any effort to support them.
For their part, the graduates' representative thanked the UAE President, the Vice President, Their Highness Members of Supreme Council, Rulers of Emirates and the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince for their support to the education.
At the conclusion of ceremony, Sheikh Nahyan presented a gift from HCT to the Vice President.