©The Empty Quarter, Sheikh Zayed with Falcon, Year:approx. 1970
The progressive vision of the late Sheikh Zayed was the catalyst that generated the good initiatives in our country, in the entire innovative activities and spectacular economic growth and urban revival that we see in our country today. Sheikh Zayed’s tight bond with was tightly bonded with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the founding fathers of the Union formed the robust foundation for the structure of the modern UAE.
©The Empty Quarter, Sheikh Zayed, Excursion in the northern Emirates, Year: approx. 1970
The Emiratis shared Sheikh Zayed’s love, loyalty and faithfulness during his lifetime in a rare relationship that emanated from his resolve to achieve his people’s aspirations; his memory lives on in the hearts of the people.
Sheikh Zayed’s successors have continued to proudly proclaim his accomplishments and the realisation of his ambitions. His strong bond with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the founding fathers continues in the current bond that links His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, and their Highnesses the rulers of the Emirates.