Tecom highlights UAE heritage
Dubai, December 4, 2011
Tecom Investments, a diversified conglomerate and a member of Dubai Holding, recently organised a day-long event highlighting Emirati traditions and culture to mark the 40th UAE National Day.
Tecom Investments’ ICT Cluster comprising Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone, Media Cluster, and Education Cluster collectively hosted the event.
Mohammad Abdullah, managing director of Media Cluster, said: “As the UAE celebrates its 40th National Day, another important chapter opens in the nation’s efforts to achieve excellence and prosperity.”
“Tecom Investments’ Media Cluster, comprising Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and International Media Production Zone, is proud of its significant contribution towards developing Dubai into a key global destination for the media sector. We pledge to continue our efforts to further raise the industry benchmark across the region.”
Malek Al Malek, managing director of Dubai Internet City, said: “This year the 40th UAE National Day pays special tribute to UAE’s achievement and progress accomplished under the guidance of its visionary leadership. The celebrations this year are a testament to the open door policy the country upholds in order to create a conducive environment at Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone to attract global technology leaders under one umbrella.”
“We congratulate the leadership of the UAE and Dubai as we join the National Day celebrations,” said Dr Ayoub Kazim, managing director of the Education Cluster.
“We invite our student community and the youth from the wider Arab world to draw inspiration from our leaders who are outstanding role models. We call upon the youth to sincerely contribute to realizing our leaders’ vision to transform the UAE into a knowledge-based economy.”
The event held at the Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, featured Emirati folk dances, falconry demonstrations, camel rides, authentic cuisine, live cooking stations and a photo studio where visitors had their photographs taken in traditional clothes. – TradeArabia News Service