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Speech of the Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation on the occasion of Emirati Women's Day

Saturday, August 27, 2022

His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, expressed his appreciation and gratitude to all Emirati women in general and the Corporation’s employees in particular, on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, as an expression of official and popular pride in the achievements of the daughter of the Emirates. Bin Sulayem said: "On this day, I am pleased to congratulate the Emirati woman on her distinguished position in the local and global community, where Emirati women have been and still are a source of inspiration and pride for every Emirati and partner in the process of building and development. Therefore, we deserve to thank her for her valuable efforts and great participation in achieving the aspirations of the UAE”. Bin Sulayem added: "This year’s slogan (Inspiring Reality... Sustainable Future) highlights the already inspiring reality of Emirati women since the beginning of the union's march, which leads society towards a sustainable future in which women contribute side by side with men in all aspects of life...and in line with the forward-looking vision adopted by the country’s leadership under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, towards empowering women and recognizing their right to equality. We, at the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, seek to support Emirati women and raise their position in order to achieve paradigm achievements at the local and global levels.