It is an honor and privilege to present the warmest thanks, appreciation and gratitude to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (may Allah protect him), His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (may Allah save him), and their brethren Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates for their dear trust as embodied in assigning me as chairman of the board of the Emirates Identity Authority.
I am also pleased to present my deep thanks and gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for his kind sponsorship of the Emirates Identity Authority, which came into existence by virtue of his prudent directives and keen vision.
The Emirates Identity Authority is carryivng on its blessed march towards the prospects of the bright future drafted by our prudent leadership. It is seeking to carry on the process of progress, growth and prosperity in the light of the accelerated economic growth and the cultural, scientific, intellectual and constructional boom of a country that has – thank God – succeeded in firmly establishing an integrated system for the stability of the society, security of the nation and assurance of all the population.
The dear trust placed in us by the prudent leadership will be unshaken and His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan's wise visions will continue to be our methodology of work and the robust basis that we rely on to complete the process of building through our keenness on enhancing all the successes that have been achieved and building on them in a confident, optimistic and hopeful manner.
We have the right to be proud of the position that the Emirates Identity Authority has secured following 7 years of continuous work and sincere and truthful efforts that have yielded the Emirates Identity Authority's strategy 2010-2013, simultaneously with a comprehensive process of development as seen in all the Emirates Identity Authority's departments, sections and centers.
The Emirates Identity Authority's strategy is ambitious and rich in significant strategic initiatives and projects, which will have the greatest effect on enhancing the process of eTransformation and providing a state-of-the-art and integrated service system that goes with the UAE position and is in harmony with the ambitions of our wise leadership.