Akhbar Al Saah bulletin has emphasized that any country of the world where the happiness, satisfaction and welfare of citizens are the top priority of its leadership must enjoy security and stability and confidently push its way forward, no matter how formidable difficulties and challenges are. This is the case with the UAE, which provides a world-class model of stability, development and citizens’ absolute loyalty to their nation and prudent leadership.
Under the title “Citizens’ happiness is our prudent leadership’s priority”, the bulletin said there is a fundamental message that is repeatedly delivered by our exceptional leadership to the UAE citizens signifying that their happiness, satisfaction and welfare are its top priority and ultimate objective behind all schemes and strategies laid down by the local and federal organizations.
The bulleting, which is issued by the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, added that citizens daily experience this reality, either when they witness the UAE leadership’s immediate and comprehensive response to their needs and aspirations or through the most advanced government services, top-of-the-line infrastructure, peace, security and stability, empowerment, and opening up of opportunities for employment and creativity in all fields.
The bulletin said the expressive words of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in the second report on federal government work 2010-2013 served this end. The happiness and welfare of citizens has been the UAE government’s ultimate goal as per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed said. The bulletin quoted HH Sheikh Mohammed as saying “We are always planning for the future and contemplating on the things we can offer to the nation and the younger generations.”
The bulletin added that this means that the government, under the directives and continuous follow-up of HH the President, makes citizens its top priority and always seeks to make strides in this direction. The ultimate goal of the UAE wise leadership is to make its citizens the happiest and most satisfied on the Arab, regional and international parameters, the bulletin said.
What makes the UAE so unique and credible is its ability to follow a defined development agenda, which begins with making its people happy and improving their quality of life, the bulletin added, noting that this fact was highlighted by all credible global indices. The bulletin noted that in the United Nations Happiness Survey for 2013, the people of the UAE ranked the happiest in the Arab world and 14th on the top 20 happiest peoples around the world.
The bulletin concluded that according to ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller’s 5th annual survey of Arab youth in 2013, the UAE topped the list of the best places to live in, ahead of France and the United States, which ranked 2nd and 3rd respectively.