Pandemic has changed everything, says Khalifa
Gulf Today|November 27, 2020
President praises UAE’s ‘exemplary’ performance in facing the pandemic and its progressive handling of the plight; Mohammed opens FNC session remotely, saying ‘I am confident that you will positively engage in the country’s march of development.’

ABU DHABI

Addressing members of the Federal National Council (FNC), as he opened the second ordinary session of the 17th Legislative Chapter of the FNC on Thursday, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan acknowledged this year’s unique circumstances in light of the coronavirus pandemic saying, “You resume your work today in a time full of challenges and regional and international changes.”

Sheikh Khalifa also praised the UAE’s “exemplary” performance in facing the pandemic and its progressive handling of the plight.

Sheikh Khalifa said that the pandemic has changed “everything” in the daily routine of people and nations, as well as the priorities of governments all around the world.

On behalf of Sheikh Khalifa, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Thursday remotely opened the second ordinary session of the 17th Legislative Chapter of the FNC.

Sheikh Mohammad officially launched the session, saying, “My brothers, members of the Federal National Council, I am confident that you will positively engage in the country’s march of development and fulfil the aspirations of our people.

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