Al Ramsa - (Abu Dhabi)
The UAE’s celebration of the 49th National Day constitutes a prominent national occasion as it is a celebration of Arab unity that is still well-established. In such an album on December 2, 1971, the union of all seven emirates was announced, to begin the steps of a modern country that carried the aspirations of its people towards the future. Best.
He drew the first features of the Union and laid its foundations The founding leader, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his son Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who led the process of giving and building, followed the path of progress, modernization and prosperity.
And Emiratis remember on this day that rulers The emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah and Umm Al Quwain signed their historic agreement to establish the federation; And they approved a provisional constitution, Soon the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah joined the federation on February 10, 1972For the seven Emirates contract to be completed and the construction process to begin.
Throughout these years, great changes have taken place and great steps have been taken to achieve achievements at all urban, economic and social levels.
In the year 2020, the UAE achieved many achievements, most notably the successful response to the Coronavirus pandemic that swept the world, and the extension of a hand in this regard to many countries, and it also achieved a scientific achievement less than that of sending the probe of hope to Mars, to be the first Arab country to achieve a space achievement.
The Hope probe was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan aboard the H2A launch rocket on its historic journey to explore Mars on July 20, 2020, reaching Mars 200 days after its launch, and then begins its mission to study the atmosphere of the red planet. The Hope probe will reach Mars in the first quarter of 2021, in conjunction with the UAE's celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the federation.
Another outstanding and historic achievement, which I announced Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, on August 1, 2020, represented the success of the Corporation's Nawah Energy Company, which is responsible for operating and maintaining the Barakah peaceful nuclear power plants, in completing the start-up process for the first plant reactor..
When fully operational, the four Barakah plants will produce the equivalent of 25% of electricity consumed in the UAE, and will reduce 21 million tons of carbon emissions annually, which is equivalent to removing 3.2 million cars from the country's roads every year..
In turn, the "Barakah" project for peaceful nuclear energy reflects the efforts made by the UAE in building the capabilities of national cadres to work in this sector. About 244 employees work in the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation % 67 of whom are Emiratis who perform 45 % leadership roles and occupy leadership positions in Technical departments in the operations department of the authority and women make up more than 40 % of its employees.
With this achievement, the UAE has become the first in the Arab world and the thirty-third in the world to succeed in developing nuclear power plants to produce electricity in a safe, reliable and environmentally friendly manner.