17 September 2021

Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali, CEO of TRENDS Research and Advisory, has emphasized that the conferral by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy of the global “Scholar-Statesman Award” on His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, constitutes a new global affirmation of His Highness’s pioneering role, the correctness of His Highness’ vision, and his wisdom in working to achieve a world of peace, stability and tolerance.

In a statement on this occasion, he said that the concurrence of the conferral by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP) of this prestigious award on His Highness with the first anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords confirms that the United Arab Emirates, following the approach of its wise leadership and the well-advised vision of His Highness, is moving in the right direction as a homeland for and a symbol of the state of peace, brotherhood, tolerance and prosperity.

Dr. Mohammed Al-Ali added that the conferral on His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of this award by a well-established and independent international scholarly institute is a well-deserved recognition for His Highness, who has made peace, tolerance and stability integral to the United Arab Emirates policies and reputation. This has been done through many bold initiatives and decisions in order to achieve peace and to secure a prosperous, stable and secure future for the region and the world.

He stressed that the conferral of the 2021 the “Scholar-Statesman Award” on His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan is also a global recognition and a new confirmation of the distinguished leadership model presented by His Highness, noting that His Highness was able to present the UAE to the world with wisdom and insight as a country of peace and moderation that calls for the renunciation of violence and confronting hateful rhetoric and extremism.

Dr. Mohammed Abdullah Al-Ali pointed out that the conferral on His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of this prestigious award and other awards in humanity and leadership at the global level calls on us to be proud of our wise leadership and to renew the pledge and loyalty to work according to its approach for the good of the nation and humanity by spreading the values ​​of peace and tolerance, thus achieving happiness, goodness and stability for all.

The CEO of TRENDS concluded his statement by saying that “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has become a global symbol, and the world is in dire need today of His Highness’ wisdom and foresight as we seek to build a future based on science and knowledge and a world where everyone enjoys peace, security, stability and prosperity.