11 October 2016
Abu Dhabi – United Arab Emirates - H.H. Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior launched today the “Aqdar World Summit” an event organized by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding in cooperation with the Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students. The launch took place during "Express your Love for UAE" event which was held in Abu Dhabi yesterday.
H.H. Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed was impressed by the “Aqdar World Summit” which will embrace the theme: “Nourishing Minds to Flourish Nations”. The summit is the first of its kind in the world and has very specific and exclusive national goals that reflects empowering youth and nurturing them properly to become better citizens armed with good values, morals and ethics. In addition, the summit intends to elevate leadership skills in the youth, spread awareness messages, provide healthy environment for healthy society and concentrate on crime prevention.
His Highness also praised the value of this very exclusive project which will be held every year from the Capital Abu Dhabi to the world, and is the first of its kind in the region and the world. His Highness also admired the private sector role in the UAE and indicated that it is a pivotal partner in the development process.
From his side, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding expressed his gratitude for H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed for his trust in INDEX to be chosen to be the official organizer for the “Aqdar World Summit”.
Dr. Al Madani Said: “we are proud that H.H. Seikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan gave us his blessings for our project and we at INDEX are always keen to serve our country and our society in the best way possible. We are planning to invite the most qualified decision makers, specialists and expertise from all over the world who represent governmental and non-governmental organisations to meet here in our country and share their best practices and experiences in a subject matter that reflects our tradition and culture, all of that through a specialized international conference that is built within educational, health and security dimensions.”
Dr. Al Madani explained to H.H. Sheikh Saif bin Zayed during the launch that “Aqdar World Summit” will include a very comprehensive conference that tackles the foundations of home education, school culture, university follow up, in addition to evaluate media and social media roles, highlighting the role of the police and security in the life of youth and also encourage people to exercise and take care of their health in general.”
Dr. Al Madani continued: “we have more than 30 years of experience in organizing national and international events through INDEX offices which are distributed in different parts of the world. Therefore, we will promote the “Aqdar World Summit” throughout all our channels and connections in order to attract the most prominent specialists in this field and bring them here to participate in the many activities that will be held under the umbrella of the summit.”
The overall purpose of the “Aqdar World Summit” is too translate and implement the four main objectives of the Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students. The Aqdar World Summit is the first event of its kind that connects professionals in the field of moral education to their beneficiaries in an educational and pragmatic setting.
From his side, Colonel Expert Dr. Ibrahim AlDabal, Gen. Coordinator of Khalifa Empowerment Program for Students said: “we are delighted of this cooperation with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, which has a wide experience in the field of event organisations and is considered a pioneer in the conferences and exhibitions industry in the UAE.”
Dr. Ibrahim added: “we thrive through “Aqdar World Summit” to educate our youth and arm them with all the necessary virtues to avoid falling victims for terrorism threats inside and outside the class room. Moreover, we are implementing continuous education programs which will be derived from the summit recommendations and are accessible through the internet and phone aps throughout the year. We are also keen to create a perfect environment for researchers and specialists to exchange knowledge and research with their peers from all over the world, and finally to raise an ambitious generation that is loyal to its religion, country and leadership.”
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