In earlySheikh Zayed was among the first world leaders to express support for the decision by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO to launch its aerial campaign to force Serbia to halt its genocidal activities against the people of Kosovo.
When parties from Petroleum Development Trucial Coast began exploring for oil in the area, Zayed assisted them. At this time, the area was poor and prone to outbreaks of disease. They liked him for his easy, informal ways and his friendliness, and they respected his force of character, his shrewdness and his physical strength.
As a man of peace and vision, he promoted the virtues of compromise, reason, and dialogue, in a region troubled by crises and conflicts. He focused on the economy, education, culture and heritage. The country now plays a major role in the provision of relief and development assistance worldwide, through bodies like the Zayed Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development—established by Sheikh Zayed before the foundation of the UAE—as well as through institutions like the Red Crescent Society.
A great leader, respected by rich and poor, and an inspiration to many Sheikh Zayed always emphasized that the real wealth is not material gain, but his investment in people who would eventually build the future of the nation.
Troubled by the suffering of Iraqi civilians, he took the lead in calling for the lifting of economic sanctions on Iraq imposed by the United Nations in the aftermath of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait indespite Kuwaiti displeasure and opposition.
Sheikh Zayed established a basic administration system, personally funded the first modern school in the Emirate and encouraged relatives and friends to contribute towards small-scale development. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Later, as President of the UAE, he extended his concern for environmental conservation to the whole country and created the political infrastructure for environmental research, protection and development. The Persian springs had been dug out to increase the water supply to the gardens, wells dug and pumps supplied and cemented baths for men and women had been built in the fallujahs falaj??
Therefore, it became imperative for the emirates that made up the Trucial States to formulate a plan for the period after the withdrawal of the British from the Gulf Region.
Inrecognizing that Abu Dhabi was embarking on a process of rapid development, Sheikh Zayed formalized the consultation process and established the National Consultative Council, bringing together the leaders of each of the main tribes.
Eventually, seven states followed Sheikh Zayed in establishing the UAE, which formally emerged on the international stage on 2 December Life, even for members of the ruling family, was simple. His primary focus was on developing the manufacturing sector of the Country that, as a result, enjoyed a boom in the seventies.
The new state emerged at a time of political turmoil in the region.
He invested in his people Sheikh Zayed was deeply concerned by the poor economic and social situation of his people and promised that he would make use of all the resources available to build a modern state to improve the standard of living of Emiratis.
However, while this policy benefited many landless families, enormously wealthy clans and individuals were given free land grants in proportion to their status and influence with the royal family. In governing the nation, Sheikh Zayed drew from Arabian Bedouin traditions of consensus and consultation.
The islands remain in Iranian hands, despite over three decades of UAE diplomatic initiatives. Shakhbut finally accepted the decision and, with the Trucial Oman Scouts providing safe transport, left for Bahrain.
He was firmly convinced that truthfulness, honesty, and devotion were essential traits of a leadership that was committed to serving its people.The late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan (may God have mercy upon him), the founding father of the United Arab Emirates, was born in in Al Ain City, the largest conurbation in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi at that time.
Biography Early life. Sheikh Khalifa was born to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Sheikha Hassa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi (then part of the Trucial States), in He is the eldest son of Sheikh Zayed and is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
 He was born at Qasr Al Muwaiji, House: Al Nahyan. Sheikh Zayed was born in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in at al-Hosn Palace to Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, the Ruler of Abu Dhabi from The youngest of Sheikh Sultan's four sons, he was named after his famous grandfather, known as ‘Zayed the Great’, the Ruler of the Emirate from Watch video · Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan (–) was ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates – Born inZayed bin Sultan al Nahyan was the son of the ruler of.
Sheikh Zayed was the youngest son of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the traditional ruler of Abu Dhabi from to He was named after his famous grandfather, Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who ruled the emirate from to 2.
Zayed was the youngest of all his siblings. From having four brothers, HH Sheikh Zayed was the youngest amongst them. His eldest brother, Sheikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan was also the ruler of Abu Dhabi inDownload